Examples of terrorism in a Sentence
They have been arrested for acts of terrorism.
Recent Examples of terrorism from the Web
Erdogan has dismissed protesters as defenders of terrorism, and numerous counter demonstrations have popped up to show support for the president.
While a federal court found that Iran had some culpability for the Sept. 11 attacks as a state sponsor of terrorism, it has not been established that Iran sponsored the attacks, which were planned and executed by Al Qaeda.
The Henry Jackson Society — a neo-conservative think tank — also urges a public inquiry into the funding of terrorism by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states, the BBC reports.
The crash briefly raised fears of terrorism akin to attacks in Britain and Nice, France.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Libya, and Yemen—cut relations with Qatar over its alleged support of terrorism.
The US President expressed his concerns about the dispute and about the importance of stopping the financing of terrorism.
Louisville last year joined Buenos Aires, Jakarta and 99 other cities globally to better prepare for anything from terrorism to climate change to the potential collapse of key industries.
They’ve been tested in every generation, through wartime, civil rights, the rise of new technologies and the threat of terrorism, and have been solidly supported by U.S. Supreme Court rulings as recently as last week.
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First Known Use of terrorism
TERRORISM Defined for English Language Learners
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
TERRORISM Defined for Kids
Definition of terrorism for Students
: the use of violence as a means of achieving a goal
Legal Definition of terrorism
1 : the unlawful use or threat of violence especially against the state or the public as a politically motivated means of attack or coercion
2 : violent and intimidating gang activity street terrorism
terrorist\-ist\ play adjective or noun
terroristic\ˌter-ər-ˈis-tik\ play adjective
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