archenemy


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arch·en·e·my

 (ärch-ĕn′ə-mē)
n.
1. A principal enemy.
2. often Archenemy The Devil; Satan. Used with the.

archenemy

(ˈɑːtʃˈɛnɪmɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. a chief enemy
2. (Theology) the archenemy (often capital) the devil

arch•en•e•my

(ˈɑrtʃˈɛn ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
a chief enemy.
[1540]
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archenemy

noun
One who is hostile to or opposes the purposes or interests of another:
Translations
arkkivihollinenperivihollinen

archenemy

[ˌɑːtʃˈɛnɪmɪ] n
a. (chief enemy) → nemico per eccellenza
b. (Rel) the Arch-enemy (the Devil) → il diavolo
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