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resistance

noun uk   /rɪˈzɪs.təns/ us  
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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en coreano 저항…
en árabe مُقاوَمة, اِمْتِناع…
en portugués resistência…
en catalán resistència…
en japonés 反対, 抵抗…
en italiano resistenza…
en chino (tradicionál) 抵抗, 反抗, 反對…
en ruso сопротивление, сопротивляемость…
en turco karşı koyma, muhalefet, direnç…
en chino (simplificado) 抵抗, 反抗, 反对…
en polaco opór, odporność…
(Definition of resistance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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