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passive resistance


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Noncooperation or noncompliance with the laws or directives of an authority, particularly of a government or occupying power, as a form of protest against injustice.

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  • noun peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate


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