HyperDic: hostilities

English > 1 sense of the word hostilities:
NOUNacthostilities, belligerencyfighting
hostilities > pronunciation
Soundshhaastih'lahtiyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > hostilities: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningfighting; acts of overt warfare.
Example"the outbreak of hostilities"
Synonymbelligerency
Broadercombat, armed combatAn engagement fought between two military forces
Spanishhostilidades
Adjectiveshostilenot belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally

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