Translation of hostility in Spanish:

hostility

Pronunciation: /hɑːˈstɪləti; hɒsˈtɪlɪti/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (unfriendliness, opposition) hostility (to otoward sb/sth) hostilidad (feminine)(hacia algn/algo)
    More 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
    (hostilities plural)
    [Military/Militar] [formal] hostilidades (feminine plural) [formal] the end of hostilities el cese de las hostilidades hostilities broke out comenzaron las hostilidades
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    • 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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