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If the parties fail to hold talks in this process, they will be in a worse situation next year since time does not militate in favor of a solution.
Many would argue that this is not enough but then it must be understood that the state of the economy today and the resource base in particular militates against higher subsidies.
Even more damning, she ignores everything in Solzhenitsyn's writings that might militate against her claims.
For Gertrude Mkandawire, a new opposition member of parliament (MP) for Mzimba Solola, a constituency in the far north of Malawi, winning the May 20 election was a triumph over customs that militate against women.
There are cogent reasons which militate against such a requirement, but the issue is not presented here because the testifying experts worked, not alone, but cooperatively with other experts and under the auspices of AGE.
Militate means to have an effect or influence on, to operate as a force for or against, as in 'His parole record militated in his favor' or 'His lack of polish militated against his advancement.
Older studies on the effects of DDT have been called into question, and newer ones militate against the notion that DDT is inherently dangerous.
In this way, patriotism seems to militate against seeing the other guy's point of view--a particularly dangerous approach for Americans blindsided by the hatred and resentment our country now confronts overseas.
These characteristics militate against a vision that emphasizes 1) change, including gradual or evolutionary change; 2) abstraction, an important tool for envisioning and framing change; 3) ambiguity and nonbinary thinking; 4) reasoning that appeals to causal, contextual, or environmental considerations; 5) divergence between appearance and reality; and 6) stronger bonds between individual, community, and nation.
Their huge bureaucratic structures tend to militate against rapid development of products that are easy to understand, and once they go to market, competitors can copy new products without bearing the costs of development.
This text would seem to militate against the reading of Gal.
There are no doubt many forces in American society that militate against the practice of the Asian values that form the fabric of Vietnamese life.