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Oxford dictionary definition of the word resource:
1 (usually resources) 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
(resources) a country’s collective means of supporting itself or becoming wealthier, as represented by its reserves of minerals, land, and other natural assets:
Japan’s exploitation of commercially important marine resources
a source of help or information:
census records are an invaluable resource for the historian
the database could be used as a reference and teaching resource
(resources) North American available assets.
2an action or strategy which may be adopted in adverse circumstances:
sometimes anger is the only resource left in a situation like this
(resources) 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
[mass noun] dated the ability to find clever ways to overcome difficulties; resourcefulness:
a man of resource
3 dated a leisure occupation.
provide with resources:
a strategy which ensures that primary health care workers are adequately resourced
early 17th century: from obsolete French ressourse, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of Old French dialect resourdre ‘rise again, recover’ (based on Latin surgere ‘to rise’)