counterterrorist

adjective
coun·​ter·​ter·​ror·​ist | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈter-ər-ist How to pronounce counterterrorist (audio) \

Definition of counterterrorist

: of, relating to, or being measures taken to combat or prevent terrorism counterterrorist officers the counterterrorist unit

First Known Use of counterterrorist

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterterrorist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterterrorist. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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