Meaning of RESISTANT in English

RESISTANT

/ rɪˈzɪstənt; NAmE / adjective resistant (to sth)

1.

not affected by sth; able to resist sth :

plants that are resistant to disease

2.

opposing sth and trying to stop it happening :

Elderly people are not always resistant to change.

3.

-resistant (in adjectives) not damaged by the thing mentioned :

disease-resistant plants

fire-resistant materials

—see also heat-resistant , water-resistant

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.