Definition of terrorism in English:


Line breaks: ter¦ror|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrərɪzəm


[mass noun]
  • The unofficial or unauthorized use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims: the fight against terrorism international terrorism
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    • There is a lot of back and forth over whether or not animal rights terrorism is really terrorism.
    • The focus was largely on the beliefs of those who perpetrated the acts of terrorism.
    • We have been putting large sums into a military and political response to the new terrorism.

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