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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mil·i·tate /ˈmɪləˌtet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mil·i·tate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Militated p. pr. & vb. n. Militating ]  To make war; to fight; to contend; -- usually followed by against and with.
    These are great questions, where great names militate against each other.   --Burke.
    The invisible powers of heaven seemed to militate on the side of the pious emperor.   --Gibbon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : have force or influence; bring about an effect or change;
          "Politeness militated against this opinion being