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resistant

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɪstənt/

Translation of resistant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (opposed) (predicative/predicativo) to be resistant to sth/-ing resistirse or oponer* resistencia a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo
    Example sentences
    • His research team was working on a project to prevent bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics.
    • Behavior that is controlled in this intermittent way becomes highly resistant to change.
    • They also investigate the ecological assumption that some organizational features are more resistant to change than others.

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