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re·sis·tive

 (rĭ-zĭs′tĭv)
adj.
Of, tending toward, or marked by resistance: a person resistive to change.

re·sis′tive·ly adv.
re·sis′tive·ness n.
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resistive

(rɪˈzɪstɪv)
adj
1. another word for resistant
2. (Electrical Engineering) exhibiting electrical resistance
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re•sis•tive

(rɪˈzɪs tɪv)

adj.
capable of or inclined to resistance.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resistive - exhibiting or relating to electrical resistance; "resistive load"
2.resistive - disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
defiant, noncompliant - boldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
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resistive

adjective
1. Having the capacity to withstand:
2. Tending to resist, as an influence or idea:
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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division Dr Sania Nishtar Sunday said, "PASSD would ensure universal access to resistive devices including cranes, wheelchairs, tripod and quadripod sticks, crutches and other assistive devices for the welfare and facilitation for disable poor people.
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