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Google previewOxford Guide to Plain English (2009)

by Martin Cutts

militate against means to operate powerfully against. 0 minuscule means tiny (and is a technical word for lower-case lettering) while miniscule doesn't ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

1992; (militate against used correctly) The housing styles, narrowness of the streets and the location of the district...

all militate against Neustadt becoming an environmentally attractive area overnight—R. Rolley, 1990; The impact of such a ...

Google previewMarch's Thesaurus Dictionary (1925)

A Treasure House of Words and Knowledge by Francis Andrew March

foul of; fly in the face of; go against; go dead against; grapple with; kick against; kick against the pricks; make a dead set; make a stand against; make head against; militate against; pit against; pitch against; play at cross purposes; raise one's ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

make a stand against; make head against; militate against; pit against; pitch against; play at cross purposes; raise one's voice against; run against; run counter to; set against; set at naught; set oneself against; set one's face against; slam the ...

Google previewA Universal Critical and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Including Scientific Terms (1863)

Militate against. Mingle with. Minister to. Mistrustful of. Mix with. N. Necessary to, for. Need of. Neglectful of. Negotiate with.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Militate against, War against, contend against, operate against, be opposed to, be repugnant to, be hostile to. Militia, n. Trainband. Milkiness,n. Lactescence. Milklivered, a. Cowardly, timorous, whitelivered. Milkmaid, n. Dairymaid. Milksop, n. 1.

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1899)

by William Harrison De Puy

exercise no power but such as is delegated to it by its constitution does not militate against this principle; 4th, That the word necessary, in the general clause, can have no restrictive operation, derogating from the force of this principle; indeed ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

each other before , between the ulna and radius , while the Experience sometimes seems to militate against the above fingers are ...

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