[ UK /tˈɛɹəɹˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛɹɝˌɪzəm/ ]
  1. the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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How To Use terrorism In A Sentence

  • The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation is responsible for internal security, for counter-espionage, for counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism.
  • Murder, rape, road rage, dacoities and rampant acts of terrorism have become an everyday affair in all the provincial capitals including the federal capital. Whether A Dictator Or Democrat: Please Explain
  • Our world has changed; we must adjust our living habits as necessary to address the increased danger that the specter of terrorism brings.
  • For many years, along with the Department of Defense and many other federal agencies, the Department of State has been our partner in fighting terrorism around the world. CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2001
  • His current research is about the role of intelligence in multinational counterterrorism activities.
  • Australia plays a leading role in advancing APEC's responses to human security issues such as communicable diseases, emergency disaster relief preparedness, counter-terrorism, climate change and energy security. Australia Strengthens APEC
  • This recent wave of terrorism has ruled out any chance of peace talks.
  • There has been terrorism in the world, more or less nonstop, since twelfth-century Syria, when a persecuted Persian religious sect called the Assassins knifed people to death in crowds. The Fiddler in the Subway
  • But elsewhere in the world terrorism has spread its tentacles, leaving heavy tolls in its wake.
  • Bourgeois believes the war on terrorism has taken a toll on King's nonviolent vision.
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