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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·course /ˈriˌkors, ˌkɔrs, rɪˈ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·course n.
 1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat; recurence. [Obs.] “Swift recourse of flushing blood.”
    Unto my first I will have my recourse.   --Chaucer.
    Preventive physic . . . preventeth sickness in the healthy, or the recourse thereof in the valetudinary.   --Sir T. Browne.
 2. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like; access or application for aid; resort.
    Thus died this great peer, in a time of great recourse unto him and dependence upon him.   --Sir H. Wotton.
    Our last recourse is therefore to our art.   --Dryden.
 3. Access; admittance. [Obs.]
    Give me recourse to him.   --Shak.
 Without recourse Commerce, words sometimes added to the indorsement of a negotiable instrument to protect the indorser from liability to the indorsee and subsequent holders. It is a restricted indorsement.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·course, v. i.
 1. To return; to recur. [Obs.]
    The flame departing and recoursing.   --Foxe.
 2. To have recourse; to resort. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the
           courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
           [syn: resort, refuge]
      2: something or someone turned to for assistance or security;
         "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
         [syn: refuge, resort]