Italian English Dictionary

italiano - English

ostile in English:

1. hostile

(...) effectively split the country into two hostile camps.
hostile crowd
The baby is not old enough to be capable of hostile laughter.
When the trusted confidant of the person who conducted a hostile takeover of the company betrayed him, it was a sort of retributive justice.
Moreover, the sweeping change brought by modernity and globalization led many Muslims to view the West as hostile to the traditions of Islam.
A significant proportion of the electorate is openly hostile to impeaching the president.
The attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the continued efforts of these extremists to engage in violence against civilians has led some in my country to view Islam as inevitably hostile not only to America and Western countries, but also to human rights.
We, ACME Ltd., hereby announce that we will resist with all our strength this hostile takeover.
The hostile environment lead to extinction of many species.
Just because people didn't clap frantically does not mean that you had a hostile audience.
My new boss is misanthropic and he is hostile towards most pepole in office
The minister found himself in the middle of a hostile crowd.
If the questioner is hostile do not try to put them down with sarcasm, this will immediately draw the audience's sympathy.
It is far more challenging and hostile than the North Sea and to me, it is a conundrum.
a hostile crowd; The president had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning.; There has been a hostile reaction to the government's proposed tax increases.; Her parents were openly hostile to me.

English word "ostile"(hostile) occurs in sets:

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