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"resilient" in British English

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resilientadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈzɪl.i.ənt/
(Definition of resilient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"resilient" in American English

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resilientadjective [not gradable]

 us   /rɪˈzɪl·jənt/
able to ​improvequickly after being ​hurt or being ​ill: Life is hard there, but the ​people are resilient.
resilience
noun [U]  us   /rɪˈzɪl·jəns/ (also resiliency,  /rɪˈzɪl·jən·si/ )
(Definition of resilient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"resilient" in Business English

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resilientadjective

uk   /rɪˈzɪliənt/  us   /rɪˈzɪljənt/
able to ​return quickly to a previous good ​condition after problems: The US ​economy remains amazingly resilient.resilient to sth The ​portfolio is ​designed to be resilient to ​stockmarket troubles.
(Definition of resilient from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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