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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hos·tile /ˈhɑstḷ, ˌtaɪl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hos·tile /ˈhɑstḷ, ˌtaɪl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·tile a.  Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.
 Syn: -- Warlike; inimical; unfriendly; antagonistic; opposed; adverse; opposite; contrary; repugnant.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·tile, n. An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; -- commonly in the plural. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a
             hostile remark"; "hostile actions" [ant: amicable]
      2: not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an
         ally; "hostile naval and air forces" [ant: friendly]
      3: very unfriendly; "a hostile attitude"
      4: impossible to bring into friendly accord; "hostile factions"
      5: very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an
         uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the
         unfriendly environment at high altitudes" [syn: uncongenial,
      6: marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or
         development; "not able to accomplish much in such a
         hostile environment"
      7: used of attempts to buy or take control of a business;
         "hostile takeover"; "hostile tender offer"