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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.
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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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uk   /rɪˈzɪs.təns/ us   /rɪˈzɪs.təns/
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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.
(Definition of resistance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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