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Definición de “hostile” en inglés

hostile

adjective uk   /ˈhɒs.taɪl/ us    /ˈhɑː.stəl/

hostile adjective (UNFRIENDLY)

C1 unfriendly and not liking or agreeing with something: a hostile crowd The president had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning. I'm not hostile to (= against) the idea of change as such.

hostile adjective (DIFFICULT)

C1 difficult or not suitable for living or growing: hostile weather conditions a hostile climate/environment

hostile adjective (ENEMY)

[before noun] connected with the enemy in a war: hostile aircraft/forces

hostile adjective (COMPANIES)

relating to situations in which one company wants to buy another company whose owners do not want to sell it: The company convinced investors to reject a hostile bid from Enterprise Oil Plc worth £1.5 billion. a hostile merger
(Definition of hostile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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