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British pronunciation/ɹɪsˈɪst/
American pronunciation/ɹiˈzɪst/, /ɹɪˈzɪst/
to resist
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to use force to prevent something from happening or to fight against an attack

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to resist definition and meaning
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elude, especially in a baffling way

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03

stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

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express opposition through action or words

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to refuse to act according to an order, a law, etc.

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06

resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

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The team is resisting pressure to compromise on their principles.
While negotiations were ongoing, the workers were resisting unfair labor conditions.
The citizens decided to resist the oppressive regime and fight for their rights.
It can be challenging to resist the temptation of indulging in unhealthy snacks.
It's important to resist the urge to procrastinate and stay focused on your goals.
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