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verb resort pronunciation in American English /rɪˈzɔrt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleresorting
past tenseresorted
past participleresorted

phrasal verb

resort to

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyresort to
he/she/itresorts to
present participleresorting to
past tenseresorted to
past participleresorted to
to do something extreme or unpleasant in order to solve a problem
I think we can solve this problem without resorting to legal action.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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