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English definition of “militant”

militant

adjective     /ˈmɪlɪtənt/
expressing strong support for a political or social idea, and willing to use extreme or violent methods to achieve it: a militant group/organization Activism and pressure groups
militancy     /ˈmɪlɪtənsi/ noun [U] militant beliefs or behaviourActivism and pressure groups
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