Definition of Jihadist in English :

Define Jihadist in English

Jihadist meaning in English

Meaning of Jihadist in English

Pronunciation of Jihadist in English

Jihadist pronunciation in English

Pronounce Jihadist in English


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1. jihadist

a Muslim who is involved in a jihad

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an Islamic fundamentalist movement that favours the pursuit of jihads in defence of the Islamic faith

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n. pl. ji·ha·dis or ji·ha·dists
1. One engaged in jihad, especially one engaged in armed opposition to Western influence and to secular governments and institutions in Muslim countries or areas with Muslim populations when such opposition is perceived as fanatical or employing means that are immoderate or unlawful.
2. One considered to employ immoderate or unreasonable means in pursuit of an aim; a fanatic.

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