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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

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈkɛmək(ə)l ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/
    • British English
      • /ˈkɛmᵻkl ˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m/
  • Syllabification: (chem·i·cal ter·ror·ism)

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 September 18, 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 September 18, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/chemical-terrorism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“chemical terrorism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/chemical-terrorism/>.