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The efforts of Xi Jinping, the president, to make local leaders obey the dictates of the central government seem to have turned the former passive resistance at the lower levels of the bureaucracy into overenthusiastic compliance.
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PASSIVE RESISTANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of passive resistance for English Language Learners
: a way of opposing the government without using violence especially by refusing to obey laws
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