Definition of belligerent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    belligerent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//bəˈlɪdʒərənt//
     
     
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  1. 1unfriendly and aggressive synonym hostile a belligerent attitude He is always very belligerent toward me.
  2. 2[only before noun] (formal) (of a country) fighting a war the belligerent countries/states/nations
  3. belligerence
     
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  4. NAmE//bəˈlɪdʒərəns//
     
    noun [uncountable]
  5. belligerently
     
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  6.  
    adverb
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