anti-terror

adjective an·ti-ter·ror \ ˌan-ˌtī-ˈter-ər , -ˈte-rər , ˌan-tē- \

Definition of anti-terror

:designed for or concerned with preventing or combating terrorism
  • The tough new anti-terror laws could include allowing security forces to hold terror suspects without charge for 14 days and track people suspected of involvement with terror groups for up to a year, including using electronic tagging.
  • Miami Herald28 Sept. 2005
  • Military assistance to Kenya and Algeria—both viewed as pivotal states for U.S. anti-terror operations in Africa—has also increased drastically.
  • —Frida Berrigan and William D. HartungBaltimore Sun5 Oct. 2007
  • Pakistan had been a key anti-terror ally of the US in its war of terror, and the latter has been providing huge funds to it to seriously fight against extremism, particularly within its territories.
  • Hindustan Times2 Oct. 2008

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