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1‘is the company using its resources efficiently?’
assets, funds, wealth, money, riches, capital, deep pockets
supply, reservoir, pool, fund, stockpile, accumulation, hoard
2‘your tutor is there as a resource’
facility, amenity, aid, help, service, support, solution
convenience, advantage, benefit
3‘so often her only resource is tears’
expedient, resort, means, measure, method, course, way, scheme, plan, plot, stratagem, manoeuvre, machination, agency, trick, ruse, artifice, device, tool
4‘a person of resource’
initiative, resourcefulness, enterprise, imagination, imaginativeness, ingenuity, inventiveness
quick-wittedness, cleverness, native wit, talent, ability, capability
spirit, spiritedness, enthusiasm, drive, zest, dash, ambition, energy, vigour, vitality
informal gumption, get-up-and-go, go, push, oomph, pizzazz, PEP, zip, vim
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