militant Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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militantadjective

 us   /ˈmɪl·ɪ·tənt/
active, determined, and often willing to use force: a militant group/leader
militant
noun [C]  us   /ˈmɪl·ɪ·tənt/
Security forces made it impossible for militants to carry out their threats.
Translations of “militant”
in Vietnamese chiến đấu…
in Spanish militante…
in Thai พร้อมที่จะต่อสู้…
in Malaysian militan…
in French militant…
in German streitend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激進的, 行動積極的, 好戰的,好鬥的…
in Indonesian militan…
in Russian воинственный…
in Turkish militan, mücadeleci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激进的, 行动积极的, 好战的,好斗的…
in Polish ekstremistyczny, wojujący…
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