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 (jĭ-hä′dē) or ji·had·ist (-ĭst)
n. pl. ji·ha·dis or ji·ha·dists
1. One engaged in jihad, especially one engaged in armed opposition to Western influence and to secular governments and institutions in Muslim countries or areas with Muslim populations when such opposition is perceived as fanatical or employing means that are immoderate or unlawful.
2. One considered to employ immoderate or unreasonable means in pursuit of an aim; a fanatic.

[Arabic jihādī, relating to jihad, fighting, from jihād, jihad; see jihad.]
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(dʒɪˈhædɪ) or


n, pl -dis or -deen (-diːn)
(Islam) Islam
a. a person who takes part in a jihad
b. (as modifier): jihadi groups.
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Adj.1.jihadi - of or relating to a jihad
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"A very large number of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and Jehadis being trained were eliminated," he said.
Rehman Malik has challenged the United States President Donald Trump to a public debate saying that he will prove him (President Donald Trump) wrong about his thoughts against Pakistan and will tell the world that who created and funded Taliban, Al-Qaeeda and Daish / Jehadis. He asked that who destroyed Iraq and Syria and has advised US President Donald Trump to please see the old files before tweeting.
Let's have a look at our history when the Jehadis were brought from all over the world during the time of General Zia with his consent and it was launched with covert financial backing of the U.S.
Indian security forces, took over almost a week to flush-out the Jehadis after the Pathankot attack and only 6 hours to kill the four attackers, whose bodies have not been displayed and the helicopter kept lifting their casualties with no bullets or rockets fired at them.
Assamese Newspaper portrays them as Jehadis." An Assamese newspaper on its front page claims the teenager is a jihadi
The Maharashtra Government is in touch with the central government over the disappearance of four Muslim youth from Kalyan town who are suspected to have joined ISIS jehadis in Iraq.
Evil forces are also killing Muslims while innocent people become target of so-called Jehadis and Islam is being defamed in this process.
Unlike what happened in the city on 9/11, these men are not C jehadis ; they used to be regular, peace-loving, fun-loving folks who are now seeking revenge; they feel wronged at the treatment meted out to them -- by the American establishment, most notably the FBI (at least in this case) -- just because they happen to be Muslims.
By threatening Pakistan we, in a way, may be only pushing Musharraf's government closer to the jehadis under the flags of national and Islamic unity." The "jehadis" are those fighting against India in the name of Islam.
We need to curb mushroom growth of Jehadis and other terrorist organisations, which are posing serious internal threat and nation has recently witnessed its muscles and power of Jehadi Organisation where a single head of the Organisation crippled Islamabad with additional bonus of bundle abuses invented by leader supposedly preaching Islamic values
Once the girls fall in their trap and develop relationship, they take the girls to gulf countries and sell them to rich people over there." "We have decided to protect our daughters from Love Jehadis," Chauhan added.