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Meaning of “militant” in the English Dictionary

"militant" in British English

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militantadjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tənt/
militancy
noun [U] uk   us   /-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   us   /-li/
(Definition of militant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"militant" in American English

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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)
Translations of “militant”
in Spanish militante…
in Vietnamese chiến đấu…
in Malaysian militan…
in Thai พร้อมที่จะต่อสู้…
in French militant…
in German streitend…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激进的, 行动积极的, 好战的,好斗的…
in Turkish militan, mücadeleci…
in Russian воинственный…
in Indonesian militan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激進的, 行動積極的, 好戰的,好鬥的…
in Polish ekstremistyczny, wojujący…
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