Examples of militant in a Sentence
an angry and militant speech
political radicals with a militant unwillingness to compromise on any issue
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Last year’s conviction of Tairod Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, was the first verdict from more than 70 cases the government brought against Americans accused of trying to support the militant group.
Pugh's 2016 conviction was the first verdict from more than 70 cases the government brought against Americans accused of trying to support the militant group.
Violence broke out early last week when troops and police officers moved into the city to capture Isnilon Hapilon, a leader of the Abu Sayyaf militant group who had been spotted there.
The fighters' support network in Marawi remains unclear, though the power of one militant group — the Mautes — has grown in recent years.
The siege in Marawi followed an unsuccessful Army raid last Tuesday that attempted to capture militant commander Isnilon Hapilon, who has been designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines.
The crisis in Marawi, home to some 200,000 people, has raised fears that extremism is growing in the southern Philippines as smaller militant groups unify and align themselves with ISIS.
Terrorism analysts have noted several recurring themes in Hamza bin Laden's audio postings that distinguish his Islamist militant philosophy from the views expressed by both his father and putative al-Qaida leader Zawahiri.
Millions of dollars have been spent on conferences to promote inter-faith dialogue and programs to rehabilitate those who joined militant groups overseas.
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MILITANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of militant for English Language Learners
: having or showing a desire or willingness to use strong, extreme, and sometimes forceful methods to achieve something
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