without resort to

idiom

: without doing (something) or using (something)
The police hope to end the standoff without resort to force.

Examples of without resort to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in New York, New York. Condé Nast, Vogue, 12 Dec. 2023 The executive director who pushed for it was ousted and a deal was eventually reached without resort to a strike vote. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 5 June 2023 The good news is that the hypothetical Chinese invasion in the war game was halted without resort to use of nuclear weapons. Loren Thompson, Forbes, 15 June 2021 The Priorities of Government budgeting initiative eliminated a deficit of more than $2 billion without resort to burdensome tax increases. Jonathan Williams and Dave Trabert, WSJ, 16 Oct. 2020 In the short term, we may be stuck, but in the longer term, quantum money could help solve the problems by providing a secure currency that can be used without resort to a broker. Eric Wolff, Discover Magazine, 13 Dec. 2010

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“Without resort to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20resort%20to. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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