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antiterrorism

Line breaks: anti|terror|ism
Pronunciation: /ˌantiˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of antiterrorism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Political activities or measures designed to prevent or thwart terrorism.
Example sentences
  • Such a move would solve any concern over detracting from the peacekeeping or antiterrorism effort.
  • And they must work to strengthen the capacity of states to meet the binding antiterrorism obligations imposed on them by the Security Council.
  • These initiatives can begin to elicit a context for antiterrorism rather than more terrorism.

Derivatives

antiterrorist

1
adjective

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