resistancenounuk /rɪˈzɪs.təns/ us /rɪˈzɪs.təns/
- The army is reported to be encountering considerable resistance.
- Bacteria are evolving resistance to antibiotics.
- He was famed for his stubborn resistance and his refusal to accept defeat.
- There has been strong resistance to the proposed tax increases.
- Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.