Definition of agroterrorism in English:

agroterrorism

Syllabification: ag·ro·ter·ror·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌagrəˈterəˌrizəm
 
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noun

  • Terrorist acts intended to disrupt or damage a country’s agriculture, especially the use of a biological agent against crops or livestock.
    More example sentences
    • Our best defense against agroterrorism is not creation of a new payroll of food inspectors.
    • Lane emphasizes that building partnerships is key to agroterrorism prevention across the Midwest.
    • He emphasized the importance of veterinary and public health roles in preventing and responding to agroterrorism and bioterrorism.

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agroterrorist

noun

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