1. verb
((with to) to begin to use, do etc as a way of solving a problem etc when other methods have failed: He couldn't persuade people to do what he wanted, so he resorted to threats of violence.) recurrir (a)

2. noun
(a place visited by many people (especially for holidays): Brighton is a popular (holiday) resort.) centro turístico, lugar de veraneo
resort n centro / lugar
a holiday resort un lugar de vacaciones
a ski resort una estación de esquí
1 (place) lugar nombre masculino de vacaciones
2 (recourse) recurso
intransitive verb
1 recurrir (to, a)
it can be achieved without resorting to violence se puede conseguir sin recurrir a la violencia
as a last resort como último recurso
tourist resort centro turístico
resort [ri'zɔrt] vi
to resort to : recurrir
to resort to force: recurrir a la fuerza
resort n
1) recourse: recurso m
as a last resort: como último recurso
2) hangout: lugar m popular, lugar m muy frecuentado
3) : lugar m de vacaciones
tourist resort: centro turístico
lugar de veraneo s.m.
recreo s.m.
recurso s.m.
resorte s.m.
recurrir v.
rɪ'zɔːrt, rɪ'zɔːt
1) (for vacations) centro m turístico or vacacional

a seaside resort — un centro turístico costero, un balneario (AmL)

a ski resort — una estación de esquí

2) (recourse) recurso m

as a/the last resort — como último recurso

Phrasal Verbs:
1. N
1) (=recourse) recurso m

as a last resort, in the last resort — como último recurso

without resort to force — sin recurrir a la fuerza

2) (=place) lugar m de reunión

holiday resort — (=area, town) lugar m turístico; (=complex, hotel) complejo m turístico

it is a resort of thieves — es lugar frecuentado por los ladrones, es donde se reúnen los ladrones

2. VI
1) (=have recourse to) recurrir (to a)

to resort to violence — recurrir a la violencia

then they resorted to throwing stones — pasaron luego a tirar piedras

then you resort to me for help — así que acudes a mí a pedir ayuda

2) (=frequent, visit)

to resort to — frecuentar


resort hotel N — hotel m (en un lugar de veraneo)

resort town N — ciudad f de vacaciones

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[rɪ'zɔːrt, rɪ'zɔːt]
1) (for vacations) centro m turístico or vacacional

a seaside resort — un centro turístico costero, un balneario (AmL)

a ski resort — una estación de esquí

2) (recourse) recurso m

as a/the last resort — como último recurso

Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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