(ăn′tē-tĕr′ər-ĭst, ăn′tī-)
Intended to prevent or counteract terrorism; counterterror: antiterrorist measures.

an′ti·ter′ror·ism n.
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) relating to measures, policies, or organizations designed to combat terrorist activity
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(ˌæn tiˈtɛr ər ɪst, ˌæn taɪ-)

used or designed to combat terrorism: antiterrorist tactics.
an`ti•ter′ror•ism, n.
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The Turkish Armed Forces are fully prepared for the beginning of new antiterrorist operations in northern Syria, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said, Trend reports March 7 with reference to the Turkish media.
Most recently, the House of Representatives passed the amended Terrorism Law, which gives the Indonesian Military (TNI) greater leeway in combating terrorism, albeit with the National Police still being the lead antiterrorist agency.
"The Director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Antiterrorist Structure (RATS) of the SCO, Yevgeny Sysoyev, noted China's high contribution to the development of border cooperation and regional security," the RATS said.
The exercise, featuring members of the police's Emergency Response Unit and the Special Antiterrorist Squad, simulated a hostage situation by two terrorists.
In a statement to TAP on Saturday, Sofiene Sliti, spokesman of the antiterrorist judicial pole, said that the judgments pronounced are as follows:
Diesel, part of an antiterrorist unit, died when the French Special Forces raided an apartment building in Saint-Denis.
He said that the case of burning of Hafiz Mohammad Naeeem would be sent to an antiterrorist court and the Punjab government will itself pursue the case.
The chief minister directed that those who burned to death two persons be immediately arrested and the case be sent to AntiTerrorist Court.
A girl of 16 arrested in the antiterrorist police operation at another address in the same village of Mossley, Greater Manchester on Monday has been released without charge.
LAHORE -- Lahore High Court Rawalpindi Bench and AntiTerrorist Court Gujranwala have awarded two times death sentence, 14 times life imprisonment and fine of Rs.
If possible, the antiterrorist French team should join in the "Monstrum" case, Milososki proposed.