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) a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively:local authorities complained that they lacked resources
) a country’s collective means of supporting itself or becoming wealthier, as represented by its reserves of minerals, land, and other assets.
) North American available assets.
2an action or strategy that may be adopted in adverse circumstances:sometimes anger is the only resource left in a situation like this
) one’s personal attributes and capabilities regarded as able to help or sustain one in adverse circumstances:we had been left very much to our own resources
the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties:a man of resource archaic the possibility of aid or assistance:the flower of the French army was lost without resource 3 archaic a leisure occupation.
verb [with object]
provide (a person or organization) with materials, money, staff, and other assets necessary for effective operation:ensuring that primary health care workers are adequately resourced