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a person or group of persons serving as an available support and source of aid because of intellectual or personal capabilities.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


The components of a system–eg, equipment, space, and labor, available to perform a task Managed care The source of financial support–eg, insurance, personal income
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(rē′sors″, rē-sors′) [Fr. ressourse, relief, resource]
1. An asset, valuable commodity, or service.
2. Anything, e.g., medical supplies, held in reserve.

renewable resource

Any material that replenishes itself, grows naturally in the environment, or is constant, e.g., vegetable matter and wood, solar radiation, wave action, or wind.
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  1. any potential product of an area.
  2. a food supply.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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Support for a Wylfa B surely diverts limited resources away from renewables and reduces the ability of the Welsh Government to focus on its other ambitious low carbon goals.
Congratulations to APOEL for its astonishing achievement and many thanks for showing us what a small club with limited resources can achieve with real effort and team work.
But after Defra responded, a group including park chief executive Tony Gates and chairman John Riddle considered the potential consequences of initiating legal proceedings at a time of significant change and with limited resources.
Governments worldwide face the challenge of financing a growing student population with limited resources, especially in the current context of difficult economic recovery.

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