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chemical terrorism

Definition of Chemical Terrorism

(noun) An act of terrorism using chemical agents.

Example of Chemical Terrorism

Chemical Terrorism Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: chem·i·cal ter·ror·ism

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈkɛməkəl ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/
  • British English – /ˈkɛmɪkəl ˈtɛrərɪzm/

Usage Notes

  • Plural: chemical terrorisms
  • Variant spelling: chemical-terrorism
  • A (noun) chemical terrorist commits (adjective) chemical terroristic acts (adverb) chemical terroristically to create (noun) chemical terror.

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Cite the Definition of Chemical Terrorism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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