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American English: /hɑˈstɪlədi/
British English: /hɒˈstɪlɪti/

Translation of hostility in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (unfriendliness, opposition)hostility (to or toward somebody/something)
    Example sentences
    • Such was the anger and hostility among the callers that one official refused to take any more calls.
    • In fact they will probably go along with it, not wanting to attract further hostility from the military.
    • Any identity built on hostility to others can change the object of its hostility as easily as a man changes his coat.
  • 2
    also: hostilities plural
    (Military) [formal]
    hostilidades (feminine plural) [formal]
    the end of hostilities hostilities broke out
    comenzaron las hostilidades
    Example sentences
    • Plans were made for a second campaign but renewed hostilities in Gaul delayed action until the following year.
    • VE Day passed by with little impact on those still engaged in hostilities in the Far East.
    • Many of those people know perfectly well that they will be engaged in hostilities.
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