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Word Origin and History for patriot act

Patriot Act

signed into law Oct. 26, 2001; a contrived acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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