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English definition of “hostile”
/ˈhɑs·təl/, /-tɑɪl/ adj [not gradable] (WARLIKE)
› connected with an enemy or an act of war: The enemy was preparing to take hostile action. hostilities
/hɑˈstɪl·ɪ·t̬iz/ pl n › fml Both sides were trying to avoid further hostilities.