how to pronounce resistance


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the above transcription of resistance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

resistance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of resistance in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… per second and without air resistance to …”

meaning of resistance

Resistance is the act of opposing something, usually with force.

resistance frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word resistance occurs in english on average 37.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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