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

 mil·i·tant /-tənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mil·i·tant a.  Engaged in warfare; fighting; combating; serving as a soldier. -- Mil*i*tant*ly, adv.
 At which command the powers militant . . .
 Moved on in silence.   --Milton.
 Church militant, the Christian church on earth, which is supposed to be engaged in a constant warfare against its enemies, and is thus distinguished from the church triumphant, in heaven.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a
             fighting war" [syn: belligerent, fighting, war-ridden,
      2: showing a fighting disposition without self-seeking; "highly
         competitive sales representative"; "militant in fighting
         for better wages for workers"; "his self-assertive and
         ubiquitous energy" [syn: competitive]
      n : a militant reformer [syn: activist]