anti-terrorist

adjective
an·​ti-ter·​ror·​ist | \ˌan-tē-ˈter-ər-ist, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly antiterrorist

Definition of anti-terrorist 

: acting against, opposing, or combating terrorists : anti-terrorism anti-terrorist operations/tactics

First Known Use of anti-terrorist

1949, in the meaning defined above

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