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antiterrorism Syllabification: an·ti·ter·ror·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌan(t)ēˈterəˌrizəm/

Definition of antiterrorism in English:


The prevention or abatement of terrorism: a meeting of experts on antiterrorism [as modifier]: antiterrorism measures
More 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.



Pronunciation: /ˌan(t)ēˈterəˌrist/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Of much importance is cooperation in the military sphere with other countries, specifically joint personnel training for the antiterrorist and counter-terrorist fight.
  • This article provides an overview of the growth of antiterrorist policing in New York City post 9/11 from these three paradigms.
  • In accordance with the developed program, the main efforts of antiterrorist activities of government bodies should be focused.

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