aggressor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aggressor (attacker, assailant, aggressor)

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aggressor (plural aggressors)

  1. The person or country that first attacks or makes an aggression; that begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.
    • 1950 September 1, Truman, Harry S., MP72-73 Korea and World Peace: President Truman Reports to the People[1], Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, National Archives Identifier: 595162, 2:37 from the start:
      Hitler and the Japanese generals miscalculated badly, 10 years ago, when they thought we would not be able to use our economic power effectively for the defeat of aggression. Let would-be aggressors make no such mistake today.

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aggressor c (singular definite aggressoren, plural indefinite aggressorer)

  1. aggressor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aggredior (attack, assault) +‎ -tor (agentive suffix).

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Noun[edit]

aggressor m (genitive aggressōris); third declension

  1. attacker, assailant, aggressor

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aggressor aggressōrēs
Genitive aggressōris aggressōrum
Dative aggressōrī aggressōribus
Accusative aggressōrem aggressōrēs
Ablative aggressōre aggressōribus
Vocative aggressor aggressōrēs

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