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  1. Resources

    In business-speak people are described as resources. As in "we need more resources on that" or "that project is under-resourced, cant we get more resources on that?". Rarely do business types mention the individuals who are doing the actual lifting of heavy objects.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. resources

    The forces, materiel, and other assets or capabilities apportioned or allocated to the commander of a unified or specified command.

Editors Contribution

  1. resourcesnoun

    Plural noun of resource.

    The company utilized a proportionate amount of resources to start up its new operations in the Middle East.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resources' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #949

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resources' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1226

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resources in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resources in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of resources in a Sentence

  1. Rick Scott of Florida:

    It's very difficult how you decide what is going to be used for one expense in a state budget or another expense in a state budget i am very supportive of continuing to get needed resources to communities and first responders in need. That's why when the Senate passed the CARES Act, we wisely placed limitations on how this money could be spent. We need to maintain those guardrails to ensure that that country can continue on the path to recovery.

  2. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf:

    The resources to fight are insufficient on the basis of ECOWAS’ own capacities, there is no doubt that we need international assistance.

  3. Zach Meyers:

    In cases that involve victims of corporate human rights abuses, business-versus-consumer cases, and family law -- in those cases, the party that has more financial resources may try to introduce arguments about which country should be hearing the case, and whether a UK court judgment can be enforced, i think that the Commission's being short sighted by treating this solely as a way to withhold a favor from the UK, because this doesn't just negatively affect the UK, it will affect EU nationals too.

  4. Dennis Smith:

    It spreads our resources really thin, so the crews are working long hours, triple-digit temperatures, 115 degrees the first day we were over here, single-digit humidities. And then you add a strong wind like we had the first day, the fire growth and potential is something that we've come to see as a norm over the last four to five years but nothing like 25 years ago when I started.

  5. Finance Minister Ibrahim Alassaf:

    We have built reserves, cut public debt to near-zero levels and we are now working on cutting unnecessary expenses while focusing on main development projects and on building human resources in the kingdom, there are some projects like the ones that have been approved a few years ago and haven't been carried out until now - that means such projects are not currently necessary and can be delayed.

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