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Significado de “hostile” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "hostile" - Diccionario Inglés

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hostileadjective

uk   /ˈhɒs.taɪl/ us   /ˈhɑː.stəl/
  • hostile adjective (DISAGREEING)

C1 not agreeing with something: I'm not hostile to (= against) the idea of change as such.
  • 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)

Significado de "hostile" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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hostileadjective

us   /ˈhɑs·təl, -tɑɪl/
  • hostile adjective (UNFRIENDLY)

showing strong dislike; unfriendly: Her parents were openly hostile to me.
  • hostile adjective (DIFFICULT)

difficult or not suitable for living or growing: The Nevada desert is one of the most hostile regions in America.
  • hostile adjective (WARLIKE)

[not gradable] connected with an enemy or an act of war: The enemy was preparing to take hostile action.
hostilities
plural noun us   /hɑˈstɪl·ɪ·t̬iz/
fml Both sides were trying to avoid further hostilities.
hostility
noun [U] us   /hɑsˈtɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
He tried to hide his hostility.
(Definition of hostile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "hostile" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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hostileadjective

uk   /ˈhɒstaɪl/ us   FINANCE
relating to a situation 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 £1.59 billion. Almost a year after it sparked the banking sector's biggest hostile merger, the bank has itself become the subject of takeover speculation. What started out as a hostile takeover attempt became a friendly agreement. a hostile acquisition/approach/deal a hostile acquirer/bidder
go/turn hostile
FINANCE to force the sale of a company whose owners do not want to sell it: The chief executive said he was still ready to go hostile for one of the two companies.
(Definition of hostile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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