anti–terror

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

Definition of anti–terror

  1. :  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 Herald, 28 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. Hartung, Baltimore Sun, 5 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 Times, 2 Oct. 2008

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Origin and Etymology of anti–terror

1anti- + 1terror


First Known Use: 1907


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