anti-terrorist

adjective
an·​ti-ter·​ror·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈter-ər-ist, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-terrorist (audio) \
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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“Anti-terrorist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-terrorist. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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