el recurso
-the resource
See the entry for recurso.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (supplies)
a. resource
Tenemos que ser conscientes de no gastar los recursos naturales del planeta.We have to be conscious that we don't waste the planet's natural resources.
2. (law)
a. appeal
Si la defensa no está de acuerdo con la decisión, puede presentar un recurso.If the defense doesn't agree with the ruling, they can make an appeal.
3. (option)
a. resort
Como último recurso, podemos considerar una cirugía.As a last resort, we can consider surgery.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (financial resources)
a. means
Estamos recolectando donaciones para familias e individuos de escasos recursos.We're collecting donations for families and individuals of limited means.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medio)
a. resort
como último recursoas a last resort
es un hombre de recursoshe's very resourceful
2. (law)
a. appeal
presentar recurso (ante)to appeal (against)
recurso de alzadaappeal (against an official decision)
recurso de apelaciónappeal
recurso de casaciónHigh Court appeal
3. (bien, riqueza)
a. resource
recursos humanoshuman resources
recursos naturalesnatural resources
4. (finance)
recursos propiosequity
1 (medio)
es una mujer de recursos she's a resourceful woman; tiene infinidad de recursos he's infinitely resourceful; como último recurso as a last resort
2 (Jur) appeal
interponer recurso contra algn to lodge an appeal against sb
recurso de apelación appeal to the Supreme Court
3 recursos (bienes) resources
la familia está sin recursos the family has nothing to fall back on
recursos ajenos borrowed capital
recursos económicos economic resources
recursos energéticos energy resources
recursos financieros financial resources
recursos humanos human resources
recursos naturales natural resources
recursos no renovables non-renewable resources
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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