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English definition of “resilient”

resilient

adjective     /rɪˈzɪl.i.ənt/
C2 able to quickly return to a previous good condition : This rubber ball is very resilient and immediately springs back into shape . She's a resilient girl - she won't be unhappy for long .Physically strong and powerful resilience     /-əns/ noun [U] (formal resiliency)
(Definition of resilient adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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