il nemico

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun, il nemico, which means enemy.  See the noun used below in its context:

Mia nonna diceva sempre: è meglio avere un nemico intero che un amico a metà.

My grandmother always used to say: it is better to have a whole enemy than half a friend.

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NB: If anyone has a better translation for the expression, please let me know!