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"resistance" in British English

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resistancenoun

uk   /rɪˈzɪs.təns/  us   /rɪˈzɪs.təns/
C2 [U] the ​act of ​fighting against something that is ​attacking you, or ​refusing to ​accept something: resistance todisease Government ​troops offered no resistance (to the ​rebels). There's a lot of resistance (= ​opposition) to the ​idea of a ​unitedEurope.
[U] a ​force that ​acts to ​stop the ​progress of something or make it ​slower: The car's ​speed was ​reduced by air/​wind resistance.
[C or U] specialized physics the ​degree to which a ​substanceprevents the ​flow of an ​electriccurrent through it: Copper has (a) ​low resistance.

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resistancenoun [U]

 us   /rɪˈzɪs·təns/
science, physics Resistance is the ​degree to which a ​substanceprevents the ​flow of ​electricity through it: Copper has ​low resistance.
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resistancenoun [U]

uk   us   /rɪˈzɪstəns/
a ​situation in which ​people or ​organizations fight against something or ​refuse to ​accept or be ​changed by something: resistance to sth The ​government faces resistance to the ​bill. There should be no resistance to the new ​managementstructure
a ​force which ​acts to ​stop the ​progress of something or make it ​slower: The ​car is ​designed with wind resistance that ​cuts down ​gasmileage.
(Definition of resistance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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