dernier ressort

noun dernier res·sort \-ārə¦zȯ(ə)r, -rə¦sȯ-\
variants: or

dernier resort

\-ārə¦zȯ(ə)r, -rə¦sȯ-\

Definition of dernier ressort

  1. :  a last resort or expedient

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Origin and Etymology of dernier ressort

French dernier ressort


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