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ad·ver·sar·i·al

 (ăd′vər-sâr′ē-əl)
adj.
Relating to or characteristic of an adversary; involving antagonistic elements: "Some speakers fall almost willingly into an adversarial relationship with the audience" (Don Pfarrer).

adversarial

(ˌædvɜːˈsɛərɪəl)
adj
1. pertaining to or characterized by antagonism and conflict
2. (Law) Brit having or involving opposing parties or interests in a legal contest. US term: adversary
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adversarial

adjective
Acting against or in opposition:
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adversarial

[ˌædvɜːˈsɛərɪəl]
A. ADJ [role] → de antagonista; [relationship] → de enfrentamiento, conflictivo
B. CPD adversarial procedure Nprocedimiento m de confrontación
the adversarial system N (Jur) → el sistema acusatorio

adversarial

[ˌædvərˈsɛəriəl] adj [relationship, system] → antagonique
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