Translation of enemy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈenəmi/

noun/nombre (plural -mies)

  • 1.1 (adversary) enemigo, (masculine, feminine) they are deadly enemies son enemigos mortales or a muerte try not to make an enemy of him trata de no echártelo encima como enemigo I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy no se lo deseo a mi peor enemigo she's her own worst enemy su peor enemigo es ella misma
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    • She was still my sworn enemy who was trying to tear me down in whatever way possible.
    • Somehow they blamed each other, deciding their sworn enemy was the sole reason for their anger.
    • Albert did his best to smile at a man who was supposed to be his enemy despite being critically ill himself.
    1.2 (opponent in war) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) the enemy el enemigo the enemy was o were forced back el enemigo se vio obligado a retroceder enemy-occupied territory territorio (masculine) ocupado por el enemigo (before noun/delante del nombre) [action/forces/territory] enemigo
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    • The bulk of the infantry was kept back out of range of the enemy guns, ready to counter-attack.
    • Democracies are entitled to try officers and soldiers of enemy forces for war crimes.
    • Not a shot had been fired and not a single Allied aircraft had attacked the enemy aircraft.

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