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animosity

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌæn.ɪˈmɒs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ˈmɑː.sə.t̬i/
strong dislike, opposition, or anger: Of course we're competitive, but there's no personal animosity between us. In spite of his injuries, he bears no animosity towards his attackers. The European Community helped France and Germany forget the old animosities between them.
Translations of “animosity”
in Vietnamese hận thù…
in Spanish animosidad…
in Thai ความเกลียดชัง…
in Malaysian kebencian…
in French animosité…
in German die Feindseligkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 仇恨, 敵意, 憎惡…
in Indonesian kebencian…
in Russian враждебность, злоба…
in Turkish kızgınlık, kin, öfke…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仇恨, 敌意, 憎恶…
in Polish animozja…
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