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English definition of “hostile”

hostile

adjective
 
 
/ˈhɒstaɪl/
UNFRIENDLY unfriendly and not liking or agreeing with something: Some politicians were very hostile to the idea.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
DIFFICULT unpleasant or not suitable for living or growing: a hostile climateDescribing bad weatherFertile or infertile land
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