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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German widerstān, widerstēn, widerstōn, from Old High German widarstān, widarstēn, widarstantan, equivalent to wider- +‎ stehen. Cognate with Dutch weerstaan, English withstand.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -eːən
  • IPA(key): /viːdəʁˈʃteːn/, [viːdɐˈʃteːn], [viːdɐˈʃteːən]

VerbEdit

widerstehen (irregular, third-person singular simple present steht wider, past tense stand wider, past participle widergestanden, past subjunctive stände wider, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. to withstand, to resist

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