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antiterrorist

[an-tee-ter-er-ist, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈtɛr ər ɪst, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
used or designed to combat terrorism:
antiterrorist tactics.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; anti- + terrorist
Related forms
antiterrorism, noun
Can be confused
antiterrorism, counterterrorism.
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-terrorist

antiterrorist

/ˌæntɪˈtɛrərɪst/
adjective
1.
relating to measures, policies, or organizations designed to combat terrorist activity
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