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Meaning of resource

re•source

Pronunciation: (rē'sôrs, -sōrs, -zôrs, -zōrs, ri-sôrs', -sōrs', -zôrs', -zōrs'), [key]
  1. a source of supply, support, or aid, esp. one that can be readily drawn upon when needed.
  2. the collective wealth of a country or its means of producing wealth.
  3. Usually,money, or any property that can be converted into money; assets.
  4. Often,an available means afforded by the mind or one's personal capabilities: to have resource against loneliness.
  5. an action or measure to which one may have recourse in an emergency; expedient.
  6. capability in dealing with a situation or in meeting difficulties: a woman of resource.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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