Examples of terrorism in a Sentence
They have been arrested for acts of terrorism.
Recent Examples of terrorism from the Web
In Dapchi, Buhari met Wednesday with families of the missing girls, saying his administration has remained resolute in fighting terrorism and ensuring the students are returned safely.
Beginning in the 20th century—as the mail-delivery system became even more codified and expansive—letter bombs became a tool of political terrorism.
The report noted that any virtual currency would have to comply with requirements aimed at stopping money laundering and financing of terrorism.
In his last year in office, Bush authorized the removal of North Korea from the list of state sponsors of terrorism (last year, Trump put the country back on the list).
But Slingshot could also be the work of French, Israeli, or even Russian intelligence services seeking to keep tabs on terrorism hotspots.
Political news, in particular, spread more than three times faster than tweets about terrorism, natural disasters, science, urban legends or financial information.
Fake news proved more durable, traveling farther, faster, and deeper than real news in all the categories the researchers studied, including terrorism, natural disasters and political news, for which the effect was most pronounced.
One in their number murdered a protester with his car in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called an act of domestic terrorism.
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First Known Use of terrorism
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Definition of terrorism for English Language Learners
: the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal
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legal Definition of terrorism
- street terrorism