adversary

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Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman aversaire (in Wace's Life of Saint Margaret), from Old French aversier, aversaire (French adversaire), from Latin adversārius, from adversus (turned toward).

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Noun[edit]

adversary (plural adversaries)

  1. An opponent or rival.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
  2. ^ According to UK audio file in Longman Exams Dictionary, even though IPA given in dictionary is /ˈæd.və.s(ə)ɹiː/