Definitions

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  • noun Counter-terrorism.

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  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism

Etymologies

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counter- +‎ terror

Examples

  • O'BRIEN: With Osama bin Laden still at large and a U.S. and Iraqi military attack against insurgents expected soon in Iraq, what will a second term counterterror agenda look like?

    CNN Transcript Nov 4, 2004

  • Their adversaries combined bombing and strafing with ground campaigns of annihilation, or "counterterror":

    THE NEWS BLOG

  • Who knows how many Americans are aware of disappearances which terrify a population along with targeted assassinations that come from foreign military or security forces that are seeking to enforce "counterterror" measures.

    Signs of the Times

  • Who knows how many Americans are aware of disappearances which terrify a population along with targeted assassinations that come from foreign military or security forces that are seeking to enforce "counterterror" measures.

    Signs of the Times

  • Imagine a nation where individuals listed as leading "counterterror" organizations come from the Islamic supremacist Muslim Brotherhood and view Israeli children to be legitimate targets of Jihadists.

    Spero News

  • He was the general in charge of "counterterror" in Dagestan.

    The Jawa Report

  • Earlier this month, the United States criticized Pakistan's counterterror efforts, saying the country had no clear path to defeating Taliban and al-Qaida-linked militants in the border region.

    Taliban Stages Yet Another Deadly Attack on Pakistani Navy

  • Earlier this month, the United States criticized Pakistan's counterterror efforts, saying the country had no clear path to defeating Taliban and al-Qaida-linked militants in the border region.

    Taliban Stages Yet Another Deadly Attack on Pakistani Navy

  • "In a sense what we have here is internal discussion," the counterterror official said.

    New Details In The Bin Laden Docs: Portrait Of A Fugitive Micro-Manager

  • The new military aid, which is contingent on congressional approval, is expected to amount to more than $2 billion over five years, would pay for equipment Pakistan can use for counterinsurgency and counterterror operations.

    U.S. Plans Increased Military Aid for Pakistan

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