counterterrorism


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counterterrorism

(ˌkaʊntəˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) activities that are intended to prevent terrorist acts or to eradicate terrorist groups
ˌcounterˈterrorist adj

counterterrorism

Operations that include the offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, preempt, and respond to terrorism. Also called CT. See also antiterrorism; combating terrorism; terrorism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.counterterrorism - a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism
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
scheme, strategy - an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Translations
contreterrorisme
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During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of strategic partnership between the GCC and the USA, especially in the domain of counterterrorism and extremism, in the regional as well as world frameworks.
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The world body said Thursday that Vladimir Voronkov, the under-secretary general for counterterrorism, was on a visit to China.
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The Counterterrorism Unit is short of 202 personnel including inspectors, sub-inspectors, head constables, and constables.
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The findings were included in a new Stimson Center report, "Counterterrorism Spending: Protecting America While Promoting Efficiencies and Accountability," which looked at CT-related investments across federal agencies from fiscal years 2002 to 2017.