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non-resistance

Saltos de línea: non-resistance
Pronunciación: /nɒnrɪˈzɪst(ə)ns
 
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Definición de non-resistance en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The practice or principle of not resisting authority, even when it is unjustly exercised.
Example sentences
  • She points out that the Mennonite doctrine of non-resistance affected women very differently than men.
  • The trouble is that those who urged non-resistance to fascism then were, by and large, those who urged that we leave fascism in place more recently.
  • It reached its height in 1710 when the Whigs impeached the Tory divine, Dr Sacheverell, for preaching the old doctrine of non-resistance.

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