resistance
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɹɪˈzɪstəns/
Noun

resistance

  1. The act of resisting, or the capacity to resist.
    Synonyms: opposition
    widespread resistance to the new urban development plans
    the resistance of bacteria to certain antibiotics
  2. (physics) A force that tends to oppose motion.
  3. (physics) Electrical resistance.
  4. An underground organisation engaged in a struggle for liberation from forceful occupation; a resistance movement.
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