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recourse

美国发音:['ri.kɔrs, rɪ'kɔrs]
英国发音:[rɪ'kɔː(r)s]

[n]
英语解释:the act of seeking assistance from somebody or something else in a time of difficulty
常见翻译:依赖,求助,借助

1 turning to something for help or assistance 2 something we use or do to, for help.
Recourse to something is turning to something for help or for use. You seek recourse to something if you use it to help you out of a situation. 'He sought recourse to drinking to get rid of his depression.� This means that to forget his depression he took to drinking. A thing that you use to help you in utter need is also recourse. A person�s only recourse may be lying if that alone can save their life.