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LAST RESORT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does last resort mean? 

LAST RESORT (noun)
  The noun LAST RESORT has 1 sense:

1. French for 'worst going'

  Familiarity information: LAST RESORT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAST RESORT (noun)


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Meaning:

French for 'worst going'

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

last resort; pis aller

Hypernyms ("last resort" is a kind of...):

expedient (a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one)


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