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narco-terrorism Line breaks: narco|ter¦ror|ism
Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːkəʊˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m/

Definition of narco-terrorism in English:


[mass noun]
Terrorism associated with the trade in illegal drugs.
Example sentences
  • ‘What we do - as far as the global war on terrorism - is counter narco-terrorism,’ he said.
  • If the country is concerned about the stability of a government struggling with narco-terrorism, it should refrain from insisting on crop eradication until belligerents are defeated.
  • These countries need help in addressing endemic problems such as economic instability, low per-capita income, illiberal democratic practices, and narcoterrorism.


Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːkəʊˈtɛrərɪst/
noun & adjective
Example sentences
  • ‘There are a lot of narco-terrorists using the narcotics trade to supply money to terrorist groups,’ said the squadron commander.
  • Next year, I will ask our Congress to renew its support so that this courageous nation can win its war against narcoterrorists.
  • Other countries in our region just don't have the resources to improve their economies, fight narco-terrorists, and quell violence on their own.
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