Meaning of “resilient” in the English Dictionary

"resilient" in British English

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resilientadjective

uk /rɪˈzɪl.jənt/ us /rɪˈzɪl.jənt/

(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 improve quickly 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 stock market troubles.

(Definition of “resilient” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)