Definition of militant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

militant

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NAmE//ˈmɪlətənt//
 
 
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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 activists
NAmE//ˈmɪlətənsi//
 
noun [uncountable] a growing militancy among the unemployed
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Student militants were fighting with the police.
 
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