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noun [uncountable] formal recourse pronunciation in American English /ˈriˌkɔrs, rɪˈkɔrs/
  1. the use of something so that you can get what you want or need in a difficult situation

    We hope a settlement can be reached without recourse to legal action.

    The system allows doctors to have recourse to specialist opinion.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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