foreign terrorist organization(redirected from U.S. State Department list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations)
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|Noun||1.||foreign terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals|
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal