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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishresistantre‧sis‧tant /rɪˈzɪstənt/ ●○○ adjective  1 SAMEnot damaged or affected by somethingproofresistant to an infection that’s resistant to antibioticsheat-resistant/stain-resistant/fire-resistant etc shock-resistant rubber2 AGAINST/OPPOSEopposed to something and wanting to prevent it from happeningresistant to Many managers are resistant to change.
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resistantWe are exceedingly fortunate that many of our products and our customers are relatively recession resistant.This is not always a fair criticism, as they themselves may have been extremely resistant to being told anything.The realignment of these societies was necessarily slow, their central value-systems resistant to change.The cysts survive well in cold water and are even resistant to chlorination.Plant tomato varieties resistant to nematodes.The numbers of damaging insect species resistant to pesticide have multiplied from 160 to 450 since 1960.Look for resistant varieties if you remain dissatisfied with your present vines.resistant toManhattan's community planners are notoriously resistant to change.After two years the AIDS virus becomes resistant to the drug AZT.
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