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Security Service

Definitions

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  • noun a government organisation that aims to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence on British territory

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Examples

  • Recently released MI5 files reveal the couple were banned from the BBC during the Second World War because the Corporation thought they were communist sympathisers and they were under long-term Security Service surveillance.

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  • But she raised serious concerns about how MI5, also known as the Security Service, investigates and prioritises suspects, warning that poor record-keeping could allow flawed decisions to slip through with "dire consequences".

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  • The inquest is looking at whether MI5, also known as the Security Service, could have drawn together different strands of intelligence about Khan's links with extremists and established that he was planning mass murder.

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  • The inquest is looking at whether MI5, also known as the Security Service, could have drawn together different strands of intelligence about Khan's links with extremists and established that he was planning mass murder.

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  • The inquest is looking at whether MI5, also known as the Security Service, could have drawn together different strands of intelligence about Khan's links with extremists and established that he was planning mass murder.

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  • The inquest is looking at whether MI5, also known as the Security Service, could have drawn together different strands of intelligence about Khan's links with extremists and established that he was planning mass murder.

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  • But lawyers for MI5, also known as the Security Service, said it had learned lessons from the background to the July 7 2005 attacks on London.

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  • Very evenhandedly, he deals with the successes and the glitches of MI5, formally known as the Security Service, roughly equivalent in function to our FBI, in that it focuses on internal security.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • The Director of the Security Service is a Crown Servant, not a Civil Servant.

    The spook that will haunt Gordon?

  • The Security Service didn't respond to a request to comment.

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