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  • n  act of turning to for assistance
    have recourse to the courts
  • n  something or someone turned to for assistance or security
    his only recourse was the police

  • Yet, Flatto says, "we plan to seek recourse to try to recover the funds.
  • The only recourse for honorable white men was to form the Ku Klux Klan! Lynch is a mulatto in cahoots with an abolitionist; it is he who orders a crackdown on the Klan and gets .
  • Now matters are in a different state; for if one person or a group of persons desires to appropriate a mountain, there is always recourse to the Congress.
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  • President Bush in CNN International
    Activist courts have left the people with one recourse. If we're to prevent the meaning of marriage from being changed forever, our nation must enact a constitutional amendment to protect marriage in America,Bush said. "Decisive and...
  • Kevin Pritchard in International Herald Tribune
    We've always said this isn't anything to do with Darius,Pritchard said. "This is about if another team is trying to hurt us, then we have some recourse."
  • Stan Kasten in International Herald Tribune
    This is going to have serious repercussions,said Kasten, who spoke to reporters after first reported on Gonzalez/Lugo. "I have people examining all possible avenues of recourse, with regards to any legal and financial concerns."

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