[mil-i-tuh nt] /ˈmɪl ɪ tənt/
vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause:
engaged in warfare; fighting.
a militant person.
a person engaged in warfare or combat.
aggressive or vigorous, esp in the support of a cause: a militant protest
warring; engaged in warfare
a militant person
short for Militant Tendency
a member of Militant Tendency
early 15c., “fighting, engaged in warfare,” from Middle French militant “fighting,” from Latin militantem (nominative militans), present participle of militare “serve as a soldier” (see militate), originally especially in Church militant. Related: Militantly.
“one engaged in war or strife,” c.1600, from militant (adj.); in a political sense, it is attested by 1907.
[mil-i-ter-ee] /ˈmɪl ɪˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces, often as distinguished from the navy: from civilian to military life. 2. of, for, or pertaining to war: military preparedness. 3. of or relating to soldiers. 4. befitting, characteristic of, or noting a soldier: a military bearing. 5. following […]
[mi-met-ik, mahy-] /mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-/ adjective 1. characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry: mimetic gestures. 2. mimic or make-believe. /mɪˈmɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc 2. (biology) of or exhibiting mimicry adj. 1630s, “having an aptitude for mimicry,” from Greek mimetikos […]
[min-er-uh l, min-ruh l] /ˈmɪn ər əl, ˈmɪn rəl/ noun 1. any of a class of substances occurring in nature, usually comprising inorganic substances, as quartz or feldspar, of definite chemical composition and usually of definite crystal structure, but sometimes also including rocks formed by these substances as well as certain natural products of organic […]
[min-uh-steer-ee-uh l] /ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to the ministry of religion, or to a or other member of the clergy. 2. pertaining to a ministry or of state. 3. pertaining to or invested with delegated executive authority. 4. of ministry or service. 5. serving as an instrument or means; instrumental. /ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəl/ adjective […]