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Synonyms for militate

militate against something


Words related to militate

have force or influence

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She said: "I would strongly urge SMEs to review and potentially tighten their absence and sickness procedures to militate against the end of the relief scheme,.
The low deposit rates offered by banks have conspired with high bank charges to militate against efforts geared at broadening the country's deposit base, which productive sectors ordinarily tap into.
But insecurity tended to militate against the success of their plans, he acknowledged.
Tangiers - The United African Congress (UAC), a major organization of the African diaspora in the USA, pledged to militate to "defend the Moroccan Sahara case among the US public opinion".
But their legal challenge was rejected by Justice Haddon-Cave, sitting at London's High Court, who said: "The law and the facts militate against the claim for judicial review".
But today their legal challenge was rejected by the judge sitting at London's High Court, who said: "The law and the facts militate against the claim for judicial review".
Jerad underlined that Tunisia's indebtedness is, in fact, one of the most important issues, specifying that UGTT will continue to militate in favour of canceling, rescheduling or reducing the foreign debt.
ANKARA, Jun 29, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that talks about Iran's nuclear program should be held as soon as possible since time did not militate in favor of a solution.
Pakistanis are already subjected to discriminatory treatment at American Airports and that enhanced security screenings would militate against cultural values of Pakistanis, he maintained.
What has concerned economists are the serious resource constraints currently facing the country that militate against increasing subsidies as their impact on the deficit may be more inflationary than would the relief from the subsidies themselves.
Key points addressed include the socio-political contexts within which ways of thinking about language emerged; how these ways of thinking about sign languages, indigenous literacies, or African American Vernacular may militate against the development of radically different and possibly more nuanced understandings of language; and ways in which revising how we think about language affects the nature of the language teaching materials we develop and our language-teaching goals.
The justices recognize that undue hardship could militate against a retroactive order being made as of the date of the change of circumstances.
The unreality of the tales is adapted, then, to Cuban colonial reality, and often the texts militate against hierarchy, power, and even the genre conventions themselves.
Jerome's assertion (On Illustrious Men 53) that "the Roman clergy drove him out into Montanism" is disputed, but he did return home to militate for Christianity as priest and writer until his death around 230.
I'm not surprised that non-hunters not only do not support hunting but actively militate against it when hunters mad editors of gun magazines do not appreciate how disgraceful such a picture is as the one on page 53 of the October 2004 issue.