aggressor

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noun ag·gres·sor \ə-ˈgre-sər\

Definition of aggressor

  1. :  one that commits or practices aggression

Examples of aggressor in a sentence

  1. Each country accused the other of being the aggressor.

  2. these pocket-size states had formed an alliance to deter potential aggressors

1585

First Known Use of aggressor

1585


AGGRESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

aggressor

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noun ag·gres·sor \ə-ˈgre-sər\

Definition of aggressor for English Language Learners

  • : a person or country that attacks another : a person or country that starts a fight or war


AGGRESSOR Defined for Kids

aggressor

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noun ag·gres·sor \ə-ˈgre-sər\

Definition of aggressor for Students

  1. :  a person or a country that engages in hostile action without reasonable cause


Medical Dictionary

aggressor

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noun ag·gres·sor \ə-ˈgres-ər\

Medical Definition of aggressor

  1. :  one who exhibits aggression



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