Hostile

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Definition

(a) hostile (action): (an) aggressive, antagonistic, unfriendly (action)
adjective
a hostile takeover a purchase of a company which is resisted by the management

Pronunciation examples
UK: Captain Smith has been in many hostile situations.
US: Our company has a hostile attitude towards hiring older employees.
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Examples

  • "Still, I think we need to continue this meeting in a neutral space where energy isn't quite as hostile."
  • "Please Bruno, there's no need to be hostile."
  • "Susie : There's no need to be hostile, dear."

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