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nar·co·ter·ror·ism

 (när′kō-tĕr′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Terrorism carried out to prevent interference with or to divert attention from illegal narcotics trafficking.

nar′co·ter′ror·ist n.

narcoterrorism

(ˌnɑːkəʊˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) terrorism funded by the sale of illegal drugs
[C20: from narco- + terrorism]
ˌnarcoˈterrorist n, adj

nar•co•ter•ror•ism

(ˌnɑr koʊˈtɛr əˌrɪz əm)
n.
terrorist tactics employed by dealers in illicit drugs, as against competitors or government agents.
[1985–90]
nar`co•ter′ror•ist, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narcoterrorism - the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade
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
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