Definitions for adversary
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adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister(noun)
someone who offers opposition
An opponent or rival.
Origin: aversaire (in Wace's Life of Saint Margaret), from aversier, aversaire (French adversaire), from adversarius, from adversus.
one who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe
opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic
having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit
The Adversary is a fictional character, a demonic supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.
Translations for adversary
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- съперник, неприятел, противникBulgarian
- adversario, adversariaSpanish
- هماورد, همیستارPersian
- vihollinen, vastustaja, vastapuoliFinnish
- adversaire, ennemiFrench
- אויב, יריבHebrew
- andstæðingur, óvinurIcelandic
- avversario, avversariaItalian
- 相手, 敵Japanese
- adversarius, adversariaLatin
- opponent, motstanderNorwegian
- adwersarz, przeciwnikPolish
- противница, неприятель, соперник, соперница, неприятельницаRussian
- protivník, odporcaSlovak
- đối thủVietnamese
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