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militaristic

Syllabification: mil·i·ta·ris·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌmilədəˈristik
 
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Definition of militaristic in English:

adjective

Advocating or pursuing an aggressive military policy; hawkish: the president and his militaristic administration
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  • But how can it work under the threat of force from an aggressive militaristic power?
  • These outfits are non-hierarchical, decentralised, nominally leaderless and organised with militaristic precision.
  • They find that shelter in a mall, but the mall comes with a group of security guards who are bent on keeping strict order in the most militaristic manner possible.
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