Meaning of “antagonize” in the English Dictionary

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antagonizeverb [ T ]

us /ænˈtæɡ·əˌnɑɪz/

to anger someone enough to dislike and oppose you:

The company doesn’t want to antagonize one of its biggest oil suppliers.

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