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English definition of “(at) daggers drawn”

(at) daggers drawn

If two people, countries, etc. are at daggers drawn, they are in a state of extreme unfriendliness and do not trust each other: The two sides have been at daggers drawn for some months now with no sign of improvement in relations.
(Definition of (at) daggers drawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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