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English definition of “hostile”

hostile

adjective (DIFFICULT)    /ˈhɒs.taɪl/ US  /ˈhɑː.stəl/
C1 difficult or not suitable for living or growing : hostile weather conditions a hostile climate / environment Describing bad weatherFertile or infertile land
(Definition of hostile adjective (DIFFICULT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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