resistance

resistance(
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zihs
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tihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (opposition)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We defeated the enemy easily, as their troops were too weak to put up any resistance.Derrotamos al enemigo fácilmente, ya que sus tropas estaban demasiado debilitadas como para oponer resistencia.
2. (politics)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Women have played an important role in the Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation.Las mujeres han desempeñado un papel importante en la resistencia palestina a la ocupación israelí.
3. (medicine)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A deficiency in vitamin A and iron can affect the body's resistence to infection.Una deficiencia de vitamina A y hierro puede afectar la resistencia del cuerpo a las infecciones.
4. (physics)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The car's new design is more streamlined, offering less air resistance.El nuevo diseño del carro es más aerodinámico y opone una menor resistencia al aire.
5. (electricity)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Silicone has high electrical resistance.La silicona tiene una alta resistencia eléctrica.
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resistance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la resistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to put up or offer resistanceoponer or ofrecer resistencia
to meet with no resistanceno encontrar resistencia
to take the line of least resistancetomar el camino más fácil
resistance fightermiembro de la resistencia
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resistance [rɪˈzɪstəns]
noun
(gen) resistencia (f)
the Resistance (Pol) la Resistencia; to offer resistance oponer resistencia;to a; to have good resistance to disease tener mucha resistencia a la enfermedad; to take the line of least resistance seguir la ley del mínimo esfuerzo
modifier
resistance fighter (n) militante (m) de la Resistencia
resistance movement (n) (movimiento (m) de) resistencia (f)
resistance worker (n) militante (m) de la Resistencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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