1. [Adjective]: not belonging to your own country''s forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"

2. [Adjective]: characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"

3. very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"

4. impossible to bring into friendly accord; "hostile factions"

5. marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or development; "not able to accomplish much in such a hostile environment"

6. used of attempts to buy or take control of a business; "hostile takeover"; "hostile tender offer"

7. very unfriendly; "a hostile attitude"

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