enemy

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enemy(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (opponent)
a. el enemigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la enemiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person)
We need to establish more alliances against our enemies.Tenemos que crear más alianzas contra nuestros enemigos.
b. el enemigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(nation or army)
The spy went over to the enemy.El espía se pasó al enemigo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (adversary)
a. enemigo
Our submarines sank four enemy ships.Nuestros submarinos hundieron cuatro barcos enemigos.
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enemy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el enemigo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la enemigo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
she's her own worst enemysu peor enemigo es ella misma
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (country, ship)
a. enemigo(a)
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enemy [ˈenɪmɪ]
noun
(person) enemigoaenemiga (m) (f);a enemiga (Mil) enemigo (m)
the enemy within el enemigo en casa; to go over to the enemy pasarse al enemigo; to make an enemy of sb enemistarse con algn
he is his own worst enemy su peor enemigo es él mismo
modifier
[+territory, forces, aircraft] enemigo
enemy alien (n) extranjeroaextranjera (m) (f) enemigoaenemiga;a extranjera a enemiga
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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