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  • EN [ ˈenəmi]
  • US [ ˈenəmi]

English definition


  • 1. an opposing military force;

    • "the enemy attacked at dawn"
  • 2. an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force);

    • "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"
  • 3. any hostile group of people;

    • "he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"
  • 4. a personal enemy;

    • "they had been political foes for years"

Example sentences

  • A squad of our troops held off six attacks of a numerically superior enemy.

  • A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.

  • We'll give the enemy beans when they come within range.

  • Be modest in learning , for complacency is the enemy of study.

  • The soldiers harried the enemy out of the country.

  • The enemy drive towards the town seemed checked.

  • We were pinned down by the enemy fire.

  • Be careful not to be beaten up by the enemy.

  • They fired ( their guns ) at [ on, upon ] the enemy.

  • Fascists is the most ruthless enemy of the people.

  • Our attack was so vigorous that the enemy had to fall back to the river bank.

  • We must draw a clear distinction between ourselves and the enemy.

  • The boy was barbarously murdered by the enemy.

  • The enemy is closing in on the city.

  • Though thy enemy seem a mouse, yet watch him like a lion.

  • Our troops joined with enemy forces just outside the city.

  • This monument has been erected in commemoration of the victory over the enemy.

  • He couldn't differentiate between the enemy and ourselves.

  • The enemy was appalled at our attack.

  • Intelligence has [ have ] reported that enemy is planning a new attack.

  • They attack the enemy in waves.

  • The enemy warships were disengaged from the battle after suffering heavy casualties.

  • The enemy attacked us at night.

  • The enemy front has crumbled.

  • The enemy were [ was ] forced to retreat.

  • He was shot for desertion in the face of the enemy.

  • The enemy is not reconciled to his defeat.

  • After some thought he hit on a plan to route the enemy.

Phrase collocation

  • be one's own worst enemy

    act in a way contrary to one's own interests

Synonym discrimination

  • opponent, competitor, enemy, foe, rival



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