Mossad


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Mossad

(ˈmɒsæd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the secret intelligence service of Israel
[C20: Hebrew Mosad LeModi'in U-LeTafkidim Miyuhadim establishment for information and special tasks]
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Noun1.Mossad - the Israeli foreign intelligence agency; "the primary focus of the Mossad is on Arab nations"
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Mossad

nMossad m (israelischer Geheimdienst)
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L'appat etait un agent du Mossad qui a mene une serie d'entretiens avec lui[beaucoup plus grand que], a declare Ben David.
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He headed Israel's Mossad spy agency from 1974 to 1982.
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