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"foe" in British English

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foenoun [C]

uk   /fəʊ/  us   /foʊ/ literary
an ​enemy: The two ​countries have ​united against ​theircommon foe. They were bitter foes for many ​years. Foes of the ​government will be ​delighting in ​itscurrent difficulties.

FoEnoun

uk   /ˌef.əʊˈiː/  us   /-oʊˈ-/
abbreviation for Friends of the Earth
(Definition of foe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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foenoun [C]

 us   /foʊ/
an ​enemy, or a ​competitor: Foes of the ​plan were there to ​voicetheirconcerns.
(Definition of foe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “foe”
in Spanish enemigo…
in Vietnamese kẻ thù…
in Malaysian musuh…
in Thai ศัตรู…
in French ennemi/-ie…
in German der Feind…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敌人…
in Turkish düşman, hasım…
in Russian враг…
in Indonesian musuh…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敵人…
in Polish wróg…
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