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el enemigo, la enemiga(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (adversary)
a. enemy
Combatirás contra un enemigo formidable que nunca fue vencido.You will fight against a formidable enemy who has never been defeated.
b. opponent
El gobierno lo considera un enemigo más que un aliado.The government considers him an opponent, not an ally.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (military)
a. enemy
Nosotros flanquearemos al enemigo mientras nuestros aliados atacan su frente.We'll flank the enemy while our allies attack their front.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (opposite)
a. opposed to
Soy enemigo acérrimo del tabaco.I'm bitterly opposed to smoking.
4. (adversary)
a. enemy
Tomamos la fortaleza y capturamos a soldados enemigos.We took the fortress and captured enemy soldiers.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. enemy
los ejércitos enemigosthe enemy armies
ser enemigo de algoto hate something
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (rival)
a. enemy
enemigo encarnizadosworn enemy
enemigo mortalmortal enemy
el enemigo público número unopublic enemy number one
3. (ejército rival)
a. enemy
pasarse al enemigoto go over to the enemy
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enemigoa enemiga
enemy; hostile; (poco amistoso) unfriendly
ser enemigo de algo to be inimical to sth; una actitud enemiga de todo progreso an attitude inimical to all progress
(gen) enemy; (adversario) foe; opponent
pasarse al enemigo to go over to the enemy
enemigo infiltrado enemigo interior enemy within
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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el enemigo pelea con el guerrero
the warrior fights against his enemy
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