counterterror

adjective coun·ter·ter·ror \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈter-ər , -ˈte-rər \
variants: or counter-terror

Definition of counterterror

: of, relating to, or being measures taken to combat or prevent terrorism : counterrorist
  • counter-terror measures/operations
  • a counter-terror expert

First Known Use of counterterror

1940

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