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adversary

adjective adversarius, adverse party, competitor, contender, contestant, contester, corival, dissentient, enemy, foe, litigant, opponent, opposer, opposing party, oppositionist, oppugnant, resister, rival
Associated concepts: adversary parties, adversary proceeding
See also: contender, contestant, disputant, foe, litigant, opponent, party, plaintiff, rival

ADVERSARY. One who is a party in a writ or action opposed to the other party.

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Now, the Navy is looking to add up to 5,000 additional hours of live air-training and has issued a draft solicitation for fourth-generation adversary air platforms that could assist in training its new fifth-generation F-35 joint strike fighter pilots, Parker said.
To do that, the joint force must develop innovative operating concepts for IO, wargame them using a variety of computer-based methods, and then train to the newly discovered tactics, techniques, and procedures that are absolutely essential for 21st-century warfare--a type of warfare aimed at breaking the will of the adversary through control of the IE.
In the security model of CBE, an adversary can make requests to some of the following five oracles adaptively.
The identities of GW and SN should be kept confidential from the adversary and cannot be traced by the adversary.
The degree to which other states see the United States as a credible ally or adversary depends on how they answer two questions.
But even if it's been infiltrated, and even if the adversary observed the order in which the messages arrived at the first server, he or she can't tell whose message ended up where.
The first of five Tommy and Tuppence thrillers, The Secret Adversary follows the daring and dizzying adventures of the duo through 1920s London.
We say that an identity-based encryption scheme is semantically secure (IND-ID-CPA) if no polynomially bounded adversary A has a non-negligible advantage against the Challenger in the following IND-ID-CPA game:
Logic to mislead your adversary is efficient and the payoff from it can be implemented very quickly.
Of course, the United States has long assumed that its power-projection strategy and enabling capabilities would deter many adversary actions that ran contrary to US interests.
forces to gather evidence would itself be a trigger for the adversary to emplace an explosive device, thereby compounding the threat to U.
For example, as Edna Selan Epstein notes in The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine, work product protection for client documents is waived when the documents are disclosed to an adversary or potential adversary or where disclosing the document to corporate advisers substantially increases the opportunity for potential adversaries to obtain the information.