Definitions of "hostile"
  1. Refers to an individual or environment demonstrating antagonistic, offensive or intimidating behaviors
  2. Pertains to an individual or entity opposing another in a legal dispute
  3. Applies to situations or actions that are against the interests of one involved in a legal dispute
  4. Describes situations that are against or incompatible with the benefits and interests of a property possessor
  5. Refers to actions or situations that are unwelcome or against the interests of company owners or administrators
How to use "hostile" in a sentence
  1. The tenant took legal action because of the landlord's hostile behavior.
  2. The lawyer was briefed on the hostile documents presented by the opposition.
  3. The board faced a hostile take-over attempt that was contrary to the interests of the existing management.

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