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terrorism

noun

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the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal
  • They have been arrested for acts of terrorism.
  • international terrorism
  • the fight against terrorism

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The first known use of terrorism was in 1795

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“Terrorism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terrorism. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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