Translation of hostile in Spanish:

hostile

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːstl; ˈhɒstaɪl/

adj

  • 1.1 [person/atmosphere/manner] hostil to be hostile to sth ser* hostil a algo to be hostile to otoward sb ser* hostil con or hacia algn
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    • But it was clear last night that the proposals would face hostile opposition from some health professionals and parents' groups.
    • On the other hand, it meant that some of his ideas provoked hostile opposition, while others were greeted with incomprehension or indifference.
    • And they have recognised that the movement must be built in the face of hostile opposition from a Labour government.
    1.2 [troops/territory] hostil hostile witness [Law/Derecho]testigo que declara en contra de la parte que lo presenta
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    • At least 80 troops are listed simply as killed in enemy or hostile action.
    • We shouldn't interpret this yet as moving toward enemy status or hostile status.
    • This can create some interesting maneuvers as Rayne takes on nearby enemies while evading hostile fire.
    1.3 [Business/Comercio] hostil
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    • Cable company Comcast sprang a hostile takeover bid on Disney on February 11.
    • Irish software firm Riverdeep is a prime target for a hostile takeover bid, according to industry analysts.
    • It marks the first time a foreign company has launched a hostile takeover bid for a mainland company.

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