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It was all about a shadowy cabal who resist urges from their earth mother not to make war on their enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While he blamed the press for his bad publicity, he was his own worst enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also carries a knife, which he suggests is for doing unspeakable things to his enemies once dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She emptied the magazine, but the enemy aircraft disappeared, unscathed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In a stilted encounter, the political enemies sought to bury their differences, at least in public. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Are you public enemy number one, I ask her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is good news for all of us in the alliance - and bad news for the enemies and opponents of free, democratic nations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was an area of high enemy forces activity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)News that the enemy army is on the move arrives by mobile phone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This shows the extent to which the enemies of our country can go. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This did not necessarily mean they were political enemies. THE HITLER-HESS DECEPTION (2003)It would be wrong to call the two pairs enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was the last major battle where our nations met as enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your job is to man a turret and blast a horde of alien enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No enemy aircraft was seen in the vicinity. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)It is not the time to make enemies of old friends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since when did it become wrong to kill your enemies while at war? The Sun (2012)He has gone farther than most to make your opponents his personal enemies. DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)His engine stopped and he made a forced landing behind enemy lines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For the army of my loved ones and the army of my enemies? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)No doubt he will put this down to a conspiracy by his political enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This leads to him being interned as an enemy alien. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Heads swivelled to the bearing as the pilots searched for the enemy aircraft. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Perhaps their enemies had declared war on them. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Successful generals study the battleground and look for that one bold stroke that is least expected by the enemy. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)Has the old enemy gone soft? Times, Sunday Times (2013)United by a common enemy, the two armies were not brought together on the ground. A Model Victory (2005)Or should these vulnerabilities be kept secret to use in espionage or sabotage against the nation 's enemies? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Death is a real thing and an enemy, which the Bible is certainly clear to affirm. Christianity Today (2000)When that's over, we can come back and clear out the last of the things before our enemies return in the morning. The Princess and the Goblin (1872)
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Translations for 'enemy'
British English: enemy /ˈɛnəmɪ/ NOUN
Your enemy is someone who intends to harm you.
...her many enemies.
- American English: enemy
- Arabic: عَدُوّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inimigo
- Chinese: 敌人
- Croatian: neprijatelj
- Czech: nepřítel
- Danish: fjende
- Dutch: vijand
- European Spanish: enemigo
- Finnish: vihollinen
- French: ennemi
- German: Feind
- Greek: εχθρός
- Italian: nemico
- Japanese: 敵
- Korean: 원수 증오하다
- Norwegian: fiende
- Polish: nieprzyjaciel
- European Portuguese: inimigo
- Romanian: inamic
- Russian: враг
- Spanish: enemigo
- Swedish: fiende
- Thai: ศัตรู
- Turkish: düşman
- Ukrainian: ворог
- Vietnamese: kẻ thù
Definition of enemy from the Collins English Dictionary
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