Definition of resilience in English:

resilience

Syllabification: re·sil·ience
Pronunciation: /riˈzilyəns
 
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noun

  • 1The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity: nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience
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    • Polypropylene is being used more and more widely in the manufacture of carpeting due to its high resilience to wear and stain proof properties.
  • 2The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness: the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions
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    • Poland's history has been marked by its resilience.
    • However, the losses in market value are distributed unevenly, with some regions showing a surprising resilience to the market upheaval.
    • The panicky reaction of players at the US Open betrayed their lack of resilience in the face of adversity.

Derivatives

resiliency

noun
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  • But the underlying economy still has enormous strength and resiliency.
  • We need a long-term approach to reduce the vulnerability and improve the resiliency of all these networks.
  • What happened tonight is that we saw the resiliency of this team.

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