using, or willing to use, force or strong pressure to achieve your aims, especially to achieve social or political change militant groups/leaders Some labor unions have a more militant approach to pay negotiations. militant animal-rights activistsadjectivejump to other results
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NAmE//ˈmɪlətənsi//noun [uncountable] a growing militancy among the unemployed
Student militants were fighting with the police.
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