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  • adj. Using the power of the military
  • adj. Related to the use of the military

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. imbued with militarism, in senses 3 or 4.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to militarists or militarism; military.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. imbued with militarism


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  • I was confused about whether their approach was intended to be ironic, or satirical, or both, or neither ... it was infused with what I thought were obvious clichés, like ladies looking sexy, inscrutable and dour playing drums in militaristic fashion aside the frontman, who sang throaty german lyrics to pretty hard core industrial rock, accompanied by projected images of male gymnasts and words like Totalitariansme and crosses and things.

    Sleepless in Slovenia.

  • The Wari are described as a militaristic state that conquered many groups, built roads to facilitate travel, and managed their far-flung territories through a combination of local lords and heartland bureaucrats living in state built installations.

    Digging at Peru's Cerro Mejía

  • They detest the idea of militaristic “hard power.”

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Rudyard Kipling finds a warm spot in Chesterton's heart, but he is a little too militaristic, which is exactly what he is not.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • Colonel Storrs is the very last man to be called militaristic in the narrow sense; he is a particularly liberal and enlightened type of the sort of English gentleman who readily served his country in war, but who is rather particularly fitted to serve her in politics or literature.

    The New Jerusalem

  • The suicides at the plants associated with Apple cast a harsh spotlight on what critics dubbed a militaristic culture that pushed workers to the brink to meet unceasing demand for the company.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Kipkorir´s anti-Arabism has however an explanation; his bosses, namely the militaristic establishment of the Kikuyu group at Nairobi, have stricken a deal with Hitler´s children in Africa, the racist Amhara and Tigray Monophysitic Abyssinians.

    American Chronicle

  • It criticized the company for long working hours, a "militaristic" work culture and mass employment of low-wage vocational college students.

    Reports Allege Continued Abuse at Chinese Electronics Firm

  • I have to take issue with the use of the word "militaristic" here, because there is a vast difference between supporting our troops and being concerned with their welfare, and "militarism" per se.

    Paul Ad: He Supports The Troops ��� And Troops Give Him Their Money

  • He says he was intrigued by the "militaristic" writing style of the passage (which, it turns out, was a sample text preloaded on the computer by a software company).

    Creative Writing--Or Criminal Act?


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