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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Bombs & terrorism
terroristter‧ror‧ist /ˈterərɪst/ ●●○ W3 noun [countable]  SCBsomeone who uses violence such as bombing, shooting etc to obtain political demands We refuse to talk to terrorists.terrorist attack/activity/offence Twenty people were killed in the latest terrorist attack.terrorist group/organization A terrorist bomb that left 168 people dead. guerrillaCOLLOCATIONSadjectivesan international terroristThe kidnap was carried out by a group of international terrorists.a suspected terroristCoalition forces killed at least 20 suspected terrorists.an armed terroristThey were gunned down by armed terrorists outside their hotel.terrorist + NOUNa terrorist group/organizationNo terrorist group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.a terrorist attack/bombing/actMore than 50 people were injured in the terrorist attack.terrorist activityThe Foreign Office has issued a warning to tourists about terrorist activity in the country.terrorist violenceAl-Qaeda began waging a campaign of terrorist violence against the West.the terrorist threatHe admitted the increased terrorist threat was causing the security forces great concern.a terrorist cell (=a small secret group of terrorists)Detectives believe that one individual, rather than a terrorist cell, is responsible for the bombing.
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