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belligerent

Pronunciation: /bəˈlɪdʒərənt/

Translation of belligerent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (aggressive) agresivo
    Example sentences
    • And I think we do need to hear what they are saying because they act as a restraint to an aggressive or belligerent response’.
    • He's a good footballer but he's not very aggressive, not very belligerent and I'd like to think that with 20-odd caps he'd be a bit more aggressive than he is.
    • In arguments they are emotionally very aggressive - belligerent, contemptuous, insulting.
    1.2 [Military/Militar] [Politics/Política] (before noun/delante del nombre) beligerante

noun/nombre

  • parte (feminine) beligerante

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