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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.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour

hostile adjective (DIFFICULT)

C1 difficult or not suitable for living or growing: hostile weather conditions a hostile climate/environmentDescribing bad weatherFertile or infertile land

hostile adjective (ENEMY)

[before noun] connected with the enemy in a war: hostile aircraft/forcesViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyWar

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 mergerMergers and takeovers
(Definition of hostile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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