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antiterrorist

[ an-tee-ter-er-ist, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈtɛr ər ɪst, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective
used or designed to combat terrorism: antiterrorist tactics.
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Origin of antiterrorist

First recorded in 1960–65; anti- + terrorist

OTHER WORDS FROM antiterrorist

an·ti·ter·ror·ism, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH antiterrorist

antiterrorism , counterterrorism
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British Dictionary definitions for antiterrorist

antiterrorist
/ (ˌæntɪˈtɛrərɪst) /

adjective
relating to measures, policies, or organizations designed to combat terrorist activity
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