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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
used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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American definition of hostile from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.