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noun [uncountable] aggression pronunciation in British English /əˈɡreʃ(ə)n/

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  1. 1
    an angry feeling that makes you want to attack or defeat someone else
    show/express/display aggression: Boys usually express their aggression by hitting each other.
    aggression towards: So far they had shown no aggression towards him.
  2. 2
    a situation in which one country attacks another
    We shall unite to defend ourselves against aggression.
    aggression against: The statement condemned the country’s brutal aggression against its neighbour.
    act of aggression: an act of unprovoked aggression (=there was no reason for it)
    1. a.
      a situation in which someone attacks another person
      aggression against: Aggression against the supporters of rival teams is on the increase.
      physical/verbal aggression: Many of them had been victims of physical aggression.

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