Definition of agroterrorism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaɡrəʊˌtɛrərɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun]
Terrorist acts intended to disrupt or damage a country’s agriculture, especially the use of a biological agent against crops or livestock.
Example sentences
  • Genetic engineering will become a biological weapon used for agro-terrorism.
  • The complexities of agro terrorism are fascinating.
  • I think agro-terrorism is potentially much more likely than a significant or a militarily significant attack against humans.




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