Definition of resistance Pronunciation
1. The act of resisting, or the capacity to resist.
Widespread resistance to the new urban development plans
The resistance of bacteria to certain antibiotics
2. A force that tends to oppose motion.
3. Shortened form of electrical resistance.
4. An underground organization engaged in a struggle for liberation from forceful occupation.
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English - Spanish - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistencia, aguante, oposición; reluctancia
English - French - resistance Pronunciation
n. résistance, opposition; obstacle; conductance, élément passif d'un circuit électrique (Electricité); résistance, opposition des habitants d'un pays à l' action d'un occupant; opposition des Français à l'action de l'occupant allemand et de l'occupation de Vichy durant la seconde guerre mondiale
English - German - resistance Pronunciation
n. Widerstand; Untergrund
English - Italian - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistenza; ostilità, opposizione; (fis.) resistenza di un conduttore alla corrente elettrica; organizzazione di opposizione politica clandestina
English - Portuguese - resistance Pronunciation
s. resistência; oposição; ilegalidade
English - Russian - resistance Pronunciation
с. сопротивление, противодействие, сопротивляемость, катушка сопротивления, резистор
English - Turkish - resistance Pronunciation
i. direnç, direnme, metanet, dayanma, dayanıklılık, karşı koyma, mukavemet, dayanma gücü, karşı çıkma, karşı gelme, tahammül, rezistans
English - Dutch - resistance Pronunciation
zn. tegenstand; ondergrondse, illegale beweging
English - Greek - resistance Pronunciation
ουσ. αντίσταση, αντοχή
English - Chinese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性
English - Chinese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗, 反抗; 抗性; 抵抗力; 耐性
English - Japanese - resistance Pronunciation
(名) 抵抗; 反対; 抵抗器; 抵抗力
English - Korean - resistance Pronunciation
명. 저항, 반대; 전기저항(전기학); 지하 저항군

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Synonyms for resistance
1. fighting back: warding off, insubordination, insurgency
2. hindering: opposition, impeding, obstruction, blocking, hindrance, halting
3. durability: invulnerability, immunity, hardness, endurance, impenetrability, immovability