Meaning of “antagonist” in the English Dictionary

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"antagonist" in British English

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antagonistnoun [ C ]

uk /ænˈtæɡ.ən.ɪst/ us /ænˈtæɡ.ən.ɪst/ formal

a person who is strongly opposed to something or someone:

The antagonists in this dispute are quite unwilling to compromise.
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(Definition of “antagonist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"antagonist" in American English

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antagonistnoun [ C ]

us /ænˈtæɡ·ə·nɪst/

a person who opposes or disagrees with another

(Definition of “antagonist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)