Definition of Shin Bet in English:

Shin Bet

(also Shin Beth)

proper noun

  • The principal security service of Israel, concerned primarily with counter-espionage.

Origin

Modern Hebrew, the initial letters of the first two words of šērūṯ biṭṭāhōn kĕlālī (general) security service.

Pronunciation:

Shin Bet

/ʃɪn ˈbɛt/