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jihadist

[ji-hah-dist]
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noun
  1. a jihadi.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to jihad or jihadists: jihadist terrorism.
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Related formsji·had·ism, noun
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jihadism

jehadism

noun
  1. Islam an Islamic fundamentalist movement that favours the pursuit of jihads in defence of the Islamic faith
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Derived Formsjihadist or jehadist, adjective, noun

Word Origin

C21: Arabic
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