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The mayor found himself in the middle of a hostile crowd.
She was openly hostile to him.
The appearance of more police provoked a hostile reaction from the protesters.
Public reaction to the war was generally hostile.
The local community was hostile to plans for a new highway.
The northern half of the island was controlled by hostile forces.
Their plane was now flying over hostile territory.
species that live in the most hostile environments on the planet
a hostile economic climate
a hostile takeover bid
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English version of definition of hostile
the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate
satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry
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American definition of hostile from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.