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American English: /ˈɛnəmi/
British English: /ˈɛnəmi/

Translation of enemy in Spanish:

noun plural enemies

  • 1 (adversary) 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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (opponent in war) (+ singular or plural verb) the enemy
    el enemigo
    the enemy was or were forced back
    el enemigo se vio obligado a retroceder
    enemy-occupied territory
    territorio (masculine) ocupado por el enemigo
    (before noun) (action/forces/territory)
    Example sentences
    • 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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