Definition of 'aggressor'
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The aggressor becomes the victim, the city becomes a barren planet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The problem with conventional deterrence by denial is in ensuring that a potential aggressor does not perceive the chance of victory as a risk worth taking. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)In fact she seems to have been more victim than aggressor, a tragic casualty of her own exalted hopes for freedom. Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)Was Germany the main aggressor? Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. aggressor is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'aggressor'
British English: aggressor NOUN
The aggressor in a fight or battle is the person, group, or country that starts it.
They were the aggressors in this conflict.
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