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psy-war

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪwɔː
 
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Definition of psy-war in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Psychological warfare.
Example sentences
  • Civic action is a euphemism for psy-war operations, propaganda and intelligence gathering.
  • The intent of this essay is to demonstrate that the War on Drugs was America's first great psy-war campaign perpetrated against its own people and that such abuse of power is likely to happen again.
  • Under the pioneering strategies of the CIA's Maj. Gen. Edward G. Lansdale, psy-war was a new spin to the old game of breaking the will of a target population.

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