counterterrorism

counterterrorism
[[t]ka͟ʊntə(r)te̱rərɪzəm[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT
Counterterrorism consists of activities that are intended to prevent terrorist acts or to get rid of terrorist groups.
Derived words:
c^oun+ter^ter+ror+ist ADJ

There were gaps in their counterterrorist strategy.


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