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passive resistancenoun [U]

uk   /ˌpæs.ɪv rɪˈzɪs.təns/  us   /ˌpæs.ɪv rɪˈzɪs.təns/
the act of showing in a peaceful way that you oppose something, rather than using violence: The Mahatma instigated several campaigns of passive resistance against the British government in India.
(Definition of passive resistance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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passive resistancenoun [U]

 us   /ˈpæs·ɪv rɪˈzɪs·təns/
(Definition of passive resistance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “passive resistance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 消极抵抗,非暴力抵抗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消極抵抗,非暴力抵抗…
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