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English definition of “militant”

militant

adjective    /ˈmɪl·ɪ·tənt/
active , determined , and often willing to use force : a militant group / leader militant    /ˈmɪl·ɪ·tənt/ noun [C] Security forces made it impossible for militants to carry out their threats .
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