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terrorism British & World English

The unofficial or unauthorized use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims

state terrorism British & World English

The terrorizing of a people by its own government's forces.

narco-terrorism British & World English

Terrorism associated with the trade in illegal drugs

consumer terrorism British & World English

The action of contaminating or tampering with consumer goods (especially food or medicine) as a means of terrorizing a population.

cultural terrorism British & World English

A policy of attacking or suppressing cultural values or of destroying cultural treasures.

bioterrorism British & World English

The use of infectious agents or other harmful biological or biochemical substances as weapons of terrorism

ecoterrorism British & World English

Violence carried out to further environmentalist ends

agroterrorism British & World English

Terrorist acts intended to disrupt or damage a country’s agriculture, especially the use of a biological agent against crops or livestock

antiterrorism British & World English

Political activities or measures designed to prevent or thwart terrorism

cyberterrorism British & World English

The politically motivated use of computers and information technology to cause severe disruption or widespread fear

counterterrorism British & World English

Political or military activities designed to prevent or thwart terrorism