militate against sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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militate against sth

phrasal verb with militate uk   us   /ˈmil.ɪ.teɪt/ verb
to make something less ​likely to ​happen or ​succeed: The ​complexity and ​costliness of the ​judicialsystem militate against ​justice for the ​individual.
(Definition of militate against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “militate against sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妨碍, 对…产生不利影响…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妨礙, 對…產生不利影響…
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