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militant

adjective uk   us   /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tənt/
active, determined, and often willing to use force: militant extremists The group has taken a militant position on the abortion issue and is refusing to compromise.
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 demanding radical reforms.
militantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “militant”
in Vietnamese chiến đấu…
in Spanish militante…
in Thai พร้อมที่จะต่อสู้…
in Malaysian militan…
in French militant…
in German streitend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激進的, 行動積極的, 好戰的,好鬥的…
in Indonesian militan…
in Russian воинственный…
in Turkish militan, mücadeleci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激进的, 行动积极的, 好战的,好斗的…
in Polish ekstremistyczny, wojujący…
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