arch·​foe | \ (ˌ)ärch-ˈfō How to pronounce archfoe (audio) \

Definition of archfoe

: a principal foe : archenemy

Examples of archfoe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Monday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup slapped restrictions on ride-hailing giant Uber’s driverless car research in a trade secrets civil lawsuit filed by archfoe Waymo, Google’s autonomous car project. Russ Mitchell,, "As Uber and Waymo duke it out in court, the ugly battle over driverless cars is underway," 16 May 2017

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1595, in the meaning defined above

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“Archfoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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