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Spanish translation of “resist”


verb /rəˈzist/
to fight against, usually successfully 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) I couldn’t resist kicking him when he bent down I just can’t resist strawberries. to be unaffected or undamaged by a metal that resists rust/acids. resistance noun the act of resisting The army offered strong resistance to the enemy (also adjective) a resistance force. the ability or power to be unaffected or undamaged by something resistance to disease. the force that one object, substance etc exerts against the movement of another object etc. resistant adjective This breed of cattle is resistant to disease heat-resistant table-mats.
(Definition of resist from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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