terrorist attack


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Noun1.terrorist attack - a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aimsterrorist attack - a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aims
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
coup de main, surprise attack - an attack without warning
Translations
teroristický útok
terroristangreb
terrori-isku
teroristički napad
terrortámadás
テロリストによる攻撃
테러리스트 공격
terroristangrepp
การถูกโจมตีจากผู้ก่อการร้าย
vụ tấn công khủng bố

terrorist attack

هُجُومٌ إِرْهَابيّ teroristický útok terroristangreb Terroranschlag τρομοκρατική επίθεση atentado terrorista terrori-isku attentat terroriste teroristički napad attacco terroristico テロリストによる攻撃 테러리스트 공격 terroristische aanval terroristangrep zamach terrorystyczny ataque terrorista теракт terroristangrepp การถูกโจมตีจากผู้ก่อการร้าย terörist saldırı vụ tấn công khủng bố 恐怖袭击
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