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Saltos de línea: coun¦ter|terror|ism
Pronunciación: /kaʊntəˈtɛrərɪzəm

Definición de counterterrorism en inglés:


[mass noun]
Political or military activities designed to prevent or thwart terrorism: he specialized in counterterrorism, hostage rescue, and close-quarters combat [as modifier]: the army’s elite counterterrorism unit
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His current research is about the role of intelligence in multinational counterterrorism activities.
  • Funding for elite counterterrorism units has also been ramped up.
  • Would he be reporting directly to the head of the national counterterrorism unit?



Example sentences
  • He champions better directed counterterrorist efforts, encouraging the participation of friendly states.
  • Imaging data can also allow terrorists to view counterterrorist activities at a target site.
  • So it is correct to say that they all can't be policemen and they all can't be counterterrorists.

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