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English definition of “hostile”

hostile

adjective (UNFRIENDLY)    /ˈhɒs.taɪl/ US  /ˈhɑː.stəl/
C1 unfriendly and not liking or agreeing with something: a hostile crowd The president had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning. I'm not hostile to (= against) the idea of change as such.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
(Definition of hostile adjective (UNFRIENDLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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