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Terrorist

Meanings and phrases

terrorist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

foreign terrorist organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals; terrorist organization; terrorist group; FTO

terrorist act

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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; terrorism; act of terrorism
E.g.
  • It is believed that his help "stopping the terrorist act, would be worthy of that amount".
  • The mostly inactive spy Alfred Verloc is ordered by his superior Mr Vladimir to carry out a terrorist act.
  • However, a CIA officer, Carrie Mathison, suspects that Brody was turned by al-Qaeda, and tries to stop him from potentially committing a terrorist act.

terrorist attack

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aims
E.g.
  • She also described it as a well-planned terrorist attack.
  • At the time, they were informed that the attack was a "terrorist attack".
  • It was the largest terrorist attack in history until the 9/11 terror attacks.

terrorist cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members); radical cell

terrorist group

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals; terrorist organization; foreign terrorist organization; FTO
E.g.
  • Schwander had founded a terrorist group, "R.I.S.E.
  • Some people consider it a terrorist group.
  • 's battle with the terrorist group HYDRA.

terrorist organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals; terrorist group; foreign terrorist organization; FTO
E.g.
  • The MEK denounce the axis as a terrorist organization.
  • Klein plays Yaron the head of a counter terrorist organization.
  • Hezbollah is designated a terrorist organization in the United States.

terrorist attacks

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E.g.
  • Zoe happened to die on 9/11 but not from the terrorist attacks.
  • Clean IT is particularly concerned with possible terrorist attacks.
  • In the two weeks following 3 July 39 terrorist attacks occurred in North Sinai.

terrorist groups

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E.g.
  • The terrorist groups had initially sent the new recruits to the fire.
  • From 1976, he covered social movements and terrorist groups in Italy.
  • Some Islamic terrorist groups are connected with Athikkad village near Akampadam.

terrorist organizations

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E.g.
  • Do you mean the people who carry weapons to terrorist organizations?
  • Citizens of Azerbaijan have joined terrorist organizations in Syria.
  • National and terrorist organizations and other groups are also targeted.

terrorist activities

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E.g.
  • They were all accused of taking part in terrorist activities of Narodnaya Volya.
  • Some members of the group manage to evade capture and continue with terrorist activities.
  • Unbeknownst to Samir, his brother gets involved in terrorist activities using the money Samir supplies.

terrorist organisation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All ten were charged for aiding an armed terrorist organisation.
  • It is designated as a terrorist organisation by the Government of India.
  • India accused Jaish-e-Muhammad, a Pakistan-based terrorist organisation.

terrorist acts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sanctions also failed to prevent the Taliban for conducting terrorist acts.
  • Even though many anarchists distanced themselves from these terrorist acts, infamy came upon the movement.
  • Its seemingly prophetic vision of terrorist acts to come (it was published in 1991) grant the book gravitas".

terrorist activity

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E.g.
  • The United States of America is pressing charges against Samir for funding terrorist activity.
  • Prisons house mostly people charged with terrorist activity related to ISIL and other extremist groups.
  • (High-risk United Nations Task-force) is sent to San Nicolas Island to investigate terrorist activity taking place.

terrorist incidents

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There were nine terrorist incidents with more than hundred deaths in conflict zones.
  • List of terrorist incidents in India This is a list of terrorist incidents in India.

terrorist threat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rohrabacher has said that he sees Islam as the source of a major terrorist threat to the U.S.
  • Risks included high oil prices (imports), lower prices of gold and cotton (exports) as well as terrorist threat and labour strikes.
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