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How to Pronounce recourse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "recourse" is [ɹɪkˈɔːs], [ɹɪkˈɔːs], [ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈɔː_s].

"Recourse" in context

Recourse is a term used to describe the various options available to an individual, company, or organization when something has gone wrong. It is the process by which one can seek justice, indemnification or compensation for the damages caused, or seek legal remedies. It is an important part of the legal system, as it allows individuals, companies, or organisations to seek redress when something has gone wrong, or when they have been wronged.

Recourse can take many forms, such as seeking damages or compensation through the court system, or seeking an out of court settlement through negotiations and/or mediation.

What are similar-sounding words for recourse?

Usage over time for recourse:

This graph shows how "recourse" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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