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defiance

noun [U]  /dɪˈfɑɪ·əns/ us  
proud and determined opposition against authority or against someone more powerful than you are: They are continuing to publish their newspaper, in defiance of government attempts to close it down.
Translations of “defiance”
in Spanish desafío…
in French défi…
in German der Trotz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對抗, 對立, 違抗…
in Russian вызывающее поведение, неповиновение…
in Turkish karşı koyma, meydan okuma, itaatsizlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对抗, 对立, 违抗…
in Polish bunt, nieposłuszeństwo…
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