Significado de “resistance” - en el Diccionario Inglés

resistance en inglés británico

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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 to disease
Government troops offered no resistance (to the rebels).
There's a lot of resistance (= opposition) to the idea of a united Europe.

[ 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 substance prevents the flow of an electric current through it:

Copper has (a) low resistance.

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the Resistancenoun

uk /rɪˈzɪs.təns/ us /rɪˈzɪs.təns/

(Definición de resistance del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

resistance en inglés americano

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resistancenoun [ U ]

us /rɪˈzɪs·təns/

science, physics Resistance is the degree to which a substance prevents the flow of electricity through it:

Copper has low resistance.

(Definición de resistance del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

resistance en inglés de negocios

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resistancenoun [ U ]

uk /rɪˈzɪstəns/ us

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 management structure

a force which acts to stop the progress of something or make it slower:

The car is designed with wind resistance that cuts down gas mileage.

(Definición de resistance del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)