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militate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmilitatemil‧i‧tate /ˈmɪlɪteɪt/ verb   militate against something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
militateEven the humdrum tasks are varied enough to militate against a sense of monotony.The very size would seem to militate against action on closure, with the point of non-viability being some way off.The two approaches are not mutually exclusive, though efficiency does tend to militate against combinations.Equally, the extension of the traditional practice of periodic redistribution of the land between households continued to militate against individual initiative.These provisions are likely to militate against repeat applications and unduly long orders except where strictly necessary.Sufficient they must take; but too many would be counter-productive and would militate against surprise and secrecy.These fundamental dissimilarities will surely militate against the two communities coming together.
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Verb table
militate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymilitate
he, she, itmilitates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymilitated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave militated
he, she, ithas militated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad militated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill militate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have militated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam militating
he, she, itis militating
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you, we, theyare militating
Past
I, he, she, itwas militating
you, we, theywere militating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been militating
he, she, ithas been militating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been militating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be militating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been militating
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