resistances

plural of resistance
1
as in oppositions
the inclination to resist after some initial resistance, the city council warmed up to the proposed development plan

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2
as in undergrounds
a secret organization in a conquered country fighting against enemy forces soldiers from the resistance were captured after a skirmish outside the foreign ministry

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“Resistances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/resistances. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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