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Main Entry: re·sis·tance
Pronunciation: ri-primarystresszis-tschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 a : an act or instance of resisting : OPPOSITION b : a method of resisting
2 : the ability to resist <the body's resistance to disease>
3 : an opposing or slowing force
4 : the opposition offered by a body or substance to the passage through it of a steady electric current
5 : a source of resistance
6 often capitalized : a secret organization in a conquered or nearly conquered country fighting against enemy forces

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