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resilient

adjective [not gradable]  us   /rɪˈzɪl·jənt/
able to improve quickly after being hurt or being ill: Life is hard there, but the people are resilient.
resilience
noun [U]  us   /rɪˈzɪl·jəns/ (also resiliency,  /rɪˈzɪl·jən·si/ )
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