able to withstand

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A republic of this kind, able to withstand an external force, may support itself without any internal corruptions.
As he was leaving the battery, firing was heard on the left also, and as it was too far to the left flank for him to have time to go there himself, Prince Bagration sent Zherkov to tell the general in command (the one who had paraded his regiment before Kutuzov at Braunau) that he must retreat as quickly as possible behind the hollow in the rear, as the right flank would probably not be able to withstand the enemy's attack very long.
Now, therefore, let us all do as I say; let our squires hold our horses by the trench, but let us follow Hector in a body on foot, clad in full armour, and if the day of their doom is at hand the Achaeans will not be able to withstand us.
Able to withstand the continuous movement of large bodies of people over an extended period of time, Flowcrete's products are both robust and easy to clean.
Santiago said these centers to be built should be able to withstand earthquakes and strong winds and rains of tropical cyclones (tropical depressions, storms or typhoons) which usually enter the country's eastern seaboard from the Pacific Ocean.
Injury occurs when the bone is not able to withstand the pressure and force it is put under, Health news Reported.
Global Banking News-June 8, 2011--Fitch Ratings says French banks would be able to withstand crisis from Greek restructuring(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
SCIENTISTS at Bangor University hope to breed a hardy honeybee that is able to withstand the worst of the Welsh weather.
1 : able to withstand weariness, hardship, or severe weather
Frequent steam cleaning of floor areas is one of the essential operations for hygiene in an abattoir and so the flooring surface must be able to withstand high temperatures on a regular basis.
Strengthening Family Resilience especially focuses upon the quality of being able to withstand and rebound from a crisis or persistent challenges, the key difference between families shattered by tragedy and trauma while other families survive and even grow stronger in the wake of adversity.
Bobby Jindal was able to withstand the Democratic tide this cycle and hold on to his seat in Congress.