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terrorismter‧ror‧is‧m /ˈterərɪzəm/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  SCBthe use of violence such as bombing, shooting, or kidnapping to obtain political demands such as making a government do something The government is doing everything possible to combat terrorism. a despicable act of terrorism their involvement in international terrorismCOLLOCATIONSphrasesan act of terrorismThe prosecution alleged that the men had been responsible for many acts of terrorism.the fight/war against terrorismideas on how the international community can further the war against terrorismadjectivesinternational/global terrorismAmericans put international terrorism high on the list of their greatest concerns.political terrorismHe openly supported political terrorism in his youth.verbsfight/combat terrorismWe will provide the necessary resources to combat terrorism.
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terrorismThe party has renounced terrorism as a political tool.
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