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resource  


      n  
1    capability, ingenuity, and initiative; quick-wittedness  
a man of resource     
2    often pl   a source of economic wealth, esp. of a country (mineral, land, labour, etc.) or business enterprise (capital, equipment, personnel, etc.)  
3    a supply or source of aid or support; something resorted to in time of need  
4    a means of doing something; expedient  
     (C17: from Old French ressourse relief, from resourdre to rise again, from Latin resurgere, from re- + surgere to rise)  
  resourceless      adj  
  resourcelessness      n  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources

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