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militant

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