English adjective: hostile
|1.||hostile characterized by enmity or ill will|
|Samples||A hostile nation.|
A hostile remark.
|Similar||aggressive, antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, at loggerheads, belligerent, bitter, dirty, head-on, ill, inimical, opponent, opposing, unfriendly|
|See also||aggressive, hateful, offensive, unfriendly, unpeaceful, violent|
|2.||hostile not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally|
|Samples||Hostile naval and air forces.|
|3.||hostile impossible to bring into friendly accord|
|4.||hostile very unfavorable to life or growth|
|Samples||A hostile climate.|
An uncongenial atmosphere.
An uncongenial soil.
The unfriendly environment at high altitudes.
|5.||hostile unsolicited and resisted by the management of the target company ( used of attempts to buy or take control of a business)|
Hostile tender offer.
|Domain category||business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise|
English noun: hostile
|1.||hostile (group) troops belonging to the enemy's military forces|
|Samples||The platoon ran into a pack of hostiles.|
|Broader (hypernym)||military personnel, soldiery, troops|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|