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Definition of Recourse

Recourse

  1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat; recurence.
  2. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like; access or application for aid; resort.
  3. Access; admittance.
  4. To return; to recur.
  5. To have recourse; to resort.

Recourse Quotations

Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.
Octavio Paz

Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.
Thomas Aquinas

Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Baltasar Gracian

The actions that we take on the counterterrorism front, again, are to take actions against individuals where we believe that the intelligence base is so strong and the nature of the threat is so grave and serious, as well as imminent, that we have no recourse except to take this action that may involve a lethal strike.
John O. Brennan

It is a struggle for the minds of the people... No cause justifies recourse to terrorism.
Manmohan Singh
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Recourse Translations

recourse in French is recours
recourse in Italian is regresso
recourse in Spanish is recurso, regreso
recourse in Swedish is tillflykt