renitent

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

renitent (comparative more renitent, superlative most renitent)

  1. resistant to physical pressure; unyielding
    The dam, which had been renitent for decades, finally collapsed.
  2. resistant to compulsion; recalcitrant

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʀeniˈtɛnt]
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Adjective[edit]

renitent (comparative renitenter, superlative am renitentesten)

  1. renitent
    • 2009, Informationsstelle Militarisierung, Invitation to the IMI congress in 2009
      Westliche Sicherheits- und Militärstrategien […] fordern […] die weltweite und kontinuierliche Interventionsfähigkeit sowohl gegen feindliche Armeen als auch gegen renitente Bevölkerungsgruppen.
      Western security and military strategies […] demand […] the worldwide and continuous ability to intervene, against enemy armies as well as against renitent citizen groups.

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Verb[edit]

renitent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of reniteō