Definition of counternarcotics in English:


Syllabification: coun·ter·nar·cot·ics
Pronunciation: /ˈkountərˌnärˈkätiks


  • Measures or activities designed to prevent the use or distribution of illegal narcotic drugs: the US is spending over $800m a year on counternarcotics [as modifier]: he was in charge of CIA counternarcotics operations in the Golden Triangle area
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    • The US will also be supplying eight helicopters to help equip the Afghan counter-narcotics police.
    • Much of the effort focused on the new counternarcotics police.
    • Both countries finance outside security firms to train Afghan counternarcotics forces.

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