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Translation of "resist" - English-Spanish dictionary

resist

verb   /rɪˈzɪst/
to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do resistir(se) (a) I can’t resist eating chocolate.
to refuse to accept something and try to stop it from happening resistir(se), oponerse a The president is resisting calls for him to resign.
to fight against someone or something that is attacking you resistir(se), oponerse a British troops resisted the attack for two days.
(Definition of resist from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

resist

verb /rəˈzist/
to fight against, usually successfully resistir (a) The soldiers resisted the enemy attack He tried to resist arrest It’s hard to resist temptation.
to be able to stop oneself doing, taking etc (something) resistir I couldn’t resist kicking him when he bent down I just can’t resist strawberries.
to be unaffected or undamaged by resistir a metal that resists rust/acids.
resistance noun
the act of resisting resistencia The army offered strong resistance to the enemy (also adjective) a resistance force.
the ability or power to be unaffected or undamaged by something resistencia resistance to disease.
(physics ) the force that one object, substance etc exerts against the movement of another object etc. resistencia
resistant adjective
resistente This breed of cattle is resistant to disease heat-resistant table-mats.
resistor noun
(physics) a device used to provide resistance in an electrical circuit Resistor The resistor controls the current flow through the LED.
(Definition of resist from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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