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resistance
British English: /rɪˈzɪst(ə)ns/
American English: /rəˈzɪstəns/

Translation of resistance in German:

noun

  • 1 (resisting, opposing force) (also Physics, Electricity)
    to gegen
    make or offer no resistance [to somebody/something]
    [jemandem/einer Sache] keinen Widerstand leisten
    take the line of least resistance
    [figurative]
    den Weg des geringsten Widerstandes gehen
    passive 1 2
  • 2
    (power of resisting)
    Widerstandsfähigkeit, die
    to gegen
    resistance to wear and tear resistance to heat/cold
    Hitze-/Kältebeständigkeit, die
  • 3 (Biology, Medicine)
    Widerstandskraft, die
    to gegen
  • 4
    (against occupation)
    the French Resistance
    die Résistance

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