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jihadi

[ ji-hah-dee ]
/ dʒɪˈhɑ di /
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noun

an Islamic fundamentalist who participates in or supports jihad, especially armed and violent confrontation.See also mujahedin.

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Also je·had·i, jihadist .

Origin of jihadi

<Arabic jihādi<jihād ‘struggle’; see jihad
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jihadi

jehadi

/ (dʒɪˈhædɪ) /

noun

Islam
  1. a person who takes part in a jihad
  2. (as modifier)jihadi groups
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