HyperDic: hostilities

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

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