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one that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate

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Communicating deterrence messages to potential adversaries that are clear and differentiated according to the circumstances and the deterree--when all will get the messages intended for others, each may perceive different lessons from prior U.
Since the first Gulf War, our adversaries have also witnessed first hand the asymmetric advantage of the Global Positioning System (GPS), which is critical to space and missile defense, every part of the battlefield and billions upon billions of dollars in global commerce.
So while the Justice Department has found that it can use its prosecutorial powers to disrupt and shut down some of its adversaries in the defense bar, federal judges and juries have imposed troublesome constraints.
Kim Jong Il, who has staked much of his standing on economic reforms and making deals with former adversaries, must nevertheless maintain the internal support of the military.
The very same adversaries who have NEVER met in a World Cup game before.
And here I must point to another important contribution of Pincelli's work: while like Dionisotti, Pincelli believes that Filetico's adversaries are more than one, and belonging to the Pomponian circle, Pincelli is inclined to identify, on good grounds, Pomponio Leto himself (rather than Antonio Volsco) as the primary polemical interlocutor of Filetico during his Roman years.
Clausewitz studied war, and in war, adversaries are always present.
The Southerners were touched by the gesture from their former adversaries and promised to return the favor should similar misfortune ever strike New York.
They communicate to adversaries, often by placing pressure on them.
Examples of this ability to gain informational awareness includes, but is not limited to, (1) a private company buying satellite photographs of key military bases and missile sites of the United States and other nations with a resolution of 3 meters and (2) the ability of adversaries during Operation Desert Storm and the air campaign in Ko sovo to gather and process information on the status of the combat operations by accessing international news organizations cable satellite systems.
A new front will open in space, as competitors and adversaries of the US are expected to realize the degree to which access to space is critical to US military power.
The fact is that we are capable of engaging two adversaries of the size of North Korea and Iraq.
We begin with an informal discussion of packet routing, adversaries and scheduling policies.
They are soon surrounded by adversaries and double crosses and learn all too quickly that the bloodshed has not ended.
Adversaries may try to defend themselves by appealing to role prescriptions, including permissions to harm, as if their mere existence justified compliance.