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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 belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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American definition of hostile from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.