adjective see militarism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • militaristic — adj. imbued with militarism, in senses 3 or 4. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • militaristic — index offensive (taking the initiative), pugnacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • militaristic — (adj.) 1883; see MILITARIST (Cf. militarist) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • militaristic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characterized by militarism …   English terms dictionary

  • militaristic — [[t]mɪ̱lɪtərɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) Militaristic is used to describe groups, ideas, or policies which support the strengthening of the armed forces of their country in order to make it more powerful. ...aggressive militaristic… …   English dictionary

  • militaristic — See militarist. * * * …   Universalium

  • militaristic — adjective a) Using the power of the military b) Related to the use of the military …   Wiktionary

  • militaristic — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. warmongering, jingoistic, chauvinistic, warlike, antagonistic, belligerent; see also aggressive 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, relating to, or inclined toward war: bellicose, martial, military, warlike. See …   English dictionary for students

  • militaristic — mil·i·ta·ris·tic || ‚mɪlɪtÉ™ rɪstɪk adj. pertaining to an advocate of militarism; of or pertaining to advocacy of military control or ideals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • militaristic — mil·i·ta·ris·tic …   English syllables

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