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resist

verb [I, T]
 
 
/rɪˈzɪst/
AVOID B2 to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do
direnç göstermek, kendini tutmak, karşı koymak
I can't resist chocolate. [+ doing sth] I just can't resist reading other people's mail.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
NOT ACCEPT to refuse to accept something and try to stop it from happening
karşı çıkmak, muhalefet etmek
The President is resisting calls for him to resign.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
FIGHT to fight against someone or something that is attacking you
karşı koymak, direnmek, mukavemet etmek
British troops resisted the attack for two days.Responding to an attack
(Definition of resist from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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