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warlike

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrlaɪk; ˈwɔːlaɪk/

Translation of warlike in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [preparations] bélico, de guerra; [tribe] guerrero, belicoso
    Example sentences
    • The obvious choice is North Korea, an aggressive and warlike nation ruled by a mad and brutal dictator known for supporting terror and building weapons of mass destruction.
    • Where group contact occurred, sometimes it must have involved rivalry, disputes, threats, intimidation, intervention, invasion, conquest, and other hostile and warlike interactions.
    • When he assumed power in 27 BC, Augustus was confronted with the problem of subduing the Alpine region, whose warlike tribes threatened the communications between Italy and Gaul.
    Example sentences
    • They did not, however, approach the Prophet for the guarantee of peace, but made warlike preparations and decided to strike at the first opportunity.
    • Ask yourselves how this gracious reception of our petition comports with those warlike preparations which cover our waters and darken our land.
    • The actual reasons for the country's belligerence are its desire to control Middle Eastern oil, bolster the warlike strategy of their allies and distract the public from domestic issues.

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