Widerstand translation | German-English dictionary

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Widerstand

  
Wi•der•stand      m   resistance   (auch Pol, Elec etc)     ,   (im 2. Weltkrieg)    Resistance
(=Ablehnung)  
opposition,   (Elec, Bauelement)   resistor  
zum Widerstand aufrufen      to call upon people to resist  
es erhebt sich Widerstand      there is resistance  
jdm/einer Sache or gegen jdn/etw Widerstand leisten      to resist sb/sth, to put up or offer form   resistance to sb/sth  
seine inneren Widerstände überwinden      to overcome one's inhibitions  
Widerstand gegen die Staatsgewalt      obstructing an officer in the performance of his duties   (Brit)  or in the line of duty  
    Weg       a  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
passiver Widerstand exp.
passive resistance

Entry related to:passiv

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to meet with {or} encounter resistance
exp.
to call upon people to resist
exp.
obstructing an officer in the performance of his duties
exp.
obstructing an officer in the performance of his duties {or} in the line of duty
exp.
to put up {or} offer resistance to sb/sth
exp.
the opposition is too fragmented
exp.
opposition to the bill is beginning to make itself felt in the Bundestag
exp.
there is resistance
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'Widerstand' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
auf Widerstand stoßen
exp.
der Widerstand der Kavaliere
[Hist.]
exp.
jdm/einer Sache Widerstand entgegensetzen
exp.
Widerstand leisten ; sich wehren
to put up resistance to sb = jdm Widerstand leisten ; sich gegen jdn wehren
exp.
sich widersetzen ; Widerstand leisten
[Lit.][Fig.]
exp.
sie widerstand dem Impuls zu lächeln
exp.
keinen Widerstand leisten ; sich nicht widersetzen
to offer no resistance to sb/sth = jdm/gegen etw keinen Widerstand leisten ; sich jdm/einer Sache nicht widersetzen
exp.
das Schloss widerstand meinen Versuchen, es zu öffnen
exp.
sie marschierten weiter, ohne auf Widerstand zu treffen
exp.
einer Sache heftigen Widerstand entgegensetzen ; heftigen Widerstand gegen etw leisten
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"Widerstand": examples and translations in context
Der Widerstand eines elektrisch leitenden Bauteils... The resistance of an electrically conductive component at alternating...
Widerstand ist eine Kraft gegen eine Bewegung. Resistance is a force that tends to oppose motion.
Von religiösem Widerstand ist keine Rede. It is not a question of religious opposition.
Andererseits haben einige Abgeordnete ihren grundsätzlichen Widerstand zum Ausdruck gebracht. On the other hand, some Members have expressed their fundamental opposition.
Dieser Vorschlag war bei bestimmten Mitgliedstaaten jedoch auf heftigen Widerstand gestoßen. However, this proposal instead met with heavy protest from certain Member States.
Frau Aung San Suu Kyi muß endlich eine effektive Reaktion auf ihren gewaltlosen Widerstand erhalten. Mrs Aung San Suu Kyi should at long last receive an effective response to her peaceful protest.
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