HyperDic: mujahidin

English > 1 sense of the word mujahidin:
NOUNgroupmujahidin, mujahedin, mujahedeen, mujahadeen, mujahadin, mujahideen, mujahadeina military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad
English > mujahidin: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad.
Example"some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
Synonymsmujahedin, mujahedeen, mujahadeen, mujahadin, mujahideen, mujahadein
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
MembersmujahidA Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
NarrowerMujahedeen KhalqIranian guerillas based in Iraq
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
Spanishmujahadein, muyahidin, muyahid
Catalanmujahadein, mujahidí

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