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militantadjective

uk   /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tənt/  us   /ˈmɪl.ə.tənt/
militancy
noun [U] uk   /ˈmɪl.tən.si/  us   /ˈmɪl.ə.tən.si/
The ​group has always been ​characterized by an ​uncompromising militancy.
militant
noun [C] uk   us  
Militants within the ​party are ​demandingradicalreforms.
militantly
adverb uk   /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tənt.li/  us   /ˈmɪl.ə.tənt.li/
(Definition of militant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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/
Securityforces made it ​impossible for militants to ​carry out ​theirthreats.
(Definition of militant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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