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English definition of “resistance”

resistance

noun [U, no plural]
 
 
/rɪˈzɪstəns/
DISAGREE If there is resistance to a change, idea, etc, people disagree with it and refuse to accept it: resistance to political changeArguments and disagreements
FIGHT If someone puts up resistance, they fight against someone who is attacking them: She didn't put up much resistance .Responding to an attack
ILLNESS the ability of your body to not be affected by illnesses: Cold weather may lower the body's resistance to infection.Immunology and vaccination
(Definition of resistance from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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