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agroterrorism

Definition of Agroterrorism

(noun) An act of terrorism intended to damage or destroy agriculture (e.g., crops or livestock).

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Agroterrorism Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ag·ro·ter·ror·ism

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌæɡroʊˈtɛrəˌrɪz(ə)m/
  • British English – /ˌaɡrə(ʊ)ˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m/

Usage Notes

  • Plural: agroterrorisms
  • Variant spelling: agro-terrorism
  • Also called agriterrorism.
  • A (noun) agroterrorist commits (adjective) agroterroristic acts (adverb) agroterroristically to create (noun) agroterror.

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Cite the Definition of Agroterrorism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “agroterrorism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/agroterrorism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

agroterrorism. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/agroterrorism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “agroterrorism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/agroterrorism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“agroterrorism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Nov. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/agroterrorism/>.