Definition of Terrorism
Example of Terrorism
Types of Terrorism
- chemical terrorism
- domestic terrorism
- international terrorism
- nuclear terrorism
- state-sponsored terrorism
- American English – /tAIR-uhr-riz-uhm/
- British English – /tE-ruh-ri-zuhm/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/
- British English – /ˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m/
- Plural: terrorisms
- A terrorist commits an act of terrorism, terrorist act, or terrorist attack and belongs to a terrorist organization.
- Counterterrorism (counter-terrorism) attempts to prevent terrorism, often through counterintelligence (counter-intelligence).
- Critical terrorism studies (CTS) applies critical theory to the study of terrorism.
- A (noun) terrorist commits (adjective) terroristic acts (adverb) terroristically.
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