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Definition of "militated" [militated]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of militate. (verb)

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Use "militated" in a sentence
  • "And therein, while Toddles had grasped the basic truth that his nickname militated against his ambitions, he erred in another direction that was equally fundamental, if not more so."
  • "Financier Peter G. Peterson is a private-equity billionaire and former Nixon Secretary of Commerce, who has militated for 30 years against Social Security and related programs, while also promoting reduced taxation for risky financial transactions."
  • "Sen. MENENDEZ: Well, I think the reality is, is that the Tea Party, which is totally militated in the Republican Party and has also defeated several of their mainstream candidates, including incumbent U.S. senators, has generated a lot of enthusiasm in their party."
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