counterterrorism

noun coun·ter·ter·ror·ism \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈter-ər-ˌi-zəm \
variants: or counter-terrorism
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterterrorism

: measures designed to combat or prevent terrorism
  • an expert in counterterrorism
often used before another noun
  • a local counterterrorism council
  • new counter-terrorism policies/measures

First Known Use of counterterrorism

1864



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