militancy


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mil·i·tant

 (mĭl′ĭ-tənt)
adj.
1. Fighting or warring.
2. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause: a militant political activist.
n.
A fighting, warring, or aggressive person or party.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mīlitāns, mīlitant-, present participle of mīlitāre, to serve as a soldier; see militate.]

mil′i·tance, mil′i·tan·cy n.
mil′i·tant·ly adv.

militancy

1. the state or condition of being combative or disposed to fight.
2. the active championing of a cause or belief. — militant, n., adj.
See also: Attitudes
1. the state or condition of being combative or disposed to fight.
2. the active championing of a cause or belief. — militant, n., adj.
See also: War
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.militancy - a militant aggressivenessmilitancy - a militant aggressiveness    
aggressiveness - the quality of being bold and enterprising
scrappiness - the trait of being scrappy and pugnacious

militancy

noun
Translations
حُب للقِتال
bojovnost
millitant holdning
harciasság
harîfylgi; árásargirni
militanlık

militancy

[ˈmɪlɪtənsɪ] N [of group, trade union] → militancia f, combatividad m; [of person, attitude] → combatividad m

militancy

[ˈmɪlɪtənsi] nmilitantisme m
the rise of trade union militancy → l'émergence du militantisme syndical

militancy

[ˈmɪlɪtənsɪ] nmilitanza

militant

(ˈmilitənt) adjective
wishing to take, or taking, strong or violent action. militant workers.
ˈmilitantly adverb
ˈmilitancy noun
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