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"adversarial" in British English

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adversarialadjective

uk   /ˌæd.vəˈseə.ri.əl/ us   /ˌæd.vɚˈser.i.əl/ formal
involving people opposing or disagreeing with each other: In the old days of two-party adversarial politics, voting was easy.
(Definition of adversarial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adversarial" in American English

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adversarialadjective

us   /ˌæd·vərˈseər·i·əl/
involving opposition or disagreement: Lawyers enjoy being adversarial.
(Definition of adversarial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"adversarial" in Business English

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adversarialadjective

uk   /ˌædvəˈseəriəl/ us  
an adversarial activity, process, etc. involves arguments or disagreements between two or more people or organizations: The culture of litigation which is so prevalent means we are living in a much more adversarial environment nowadays. It is hoped that recent changes to the law will minimize the sometimes adversarial nature of management-labor relations.
LAW relating to a legal process in which lawyers present facts for and against someone who is accused of a crime: an adversarial system/process
(Definition of adversarial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adversarial”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对立的, 对抗的, 敌对的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對立的, 對抗的, 敵對的…
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“adversarial” in Business English

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