Definition of antiterrorism in English:

antiterrorism

noun

mass noun
  • Political activities or measures designed to prevent or thwart terrorism.

    ‘a meeting of experts on antiterrorism’
    as modifier ‘antiterrorism measures’
    • ‘As one of the key issues in the morning, the forum discussed antiterrorism measures in the wake of Sept. 11 attacks in the United States.’
    • ‘She has been an adjunct faculty member of the New School for Social Research in NYC since 1993 and lectures on the antiterrorism laws and the Constitution.’
    • ‘The antiterrorism bill he is proposing represents a sweeping and unprecedented assault on civil liberties and constitutionally guaranteed rights.’
    • ‘‘That is what these antiterrorism laws are about, and today is part of that,’ she declared.’
    • ‘In California, West Hollywood is employing the same type of antiterrorism bollards as used by the federal government to stop car bombers.’
    • ‘The ordinance, which is similar in content to an antiterrorism bill the government has drafted, calls for the death penalty for militants who plot or launch terrorist attacks.’
    • ‘These initiatives can begin to elicit a context for antiterrorism rather than more terrorism.’
    • ‘The decreases are widespread and probably still multiplying, given the expanding character of the antiterrorism campaign.’
    • ‘And they must work to strengthen the capacity of states to meet the binding antiterrorism obligations imposed on them by the Security Council.’
    • ‘Congress is expected to incorporate the crime-fighting measure into an omnibus antiterrorism bill that will likely become law.’
    • ‘In a nutshell, it encourages the development of antiterrorism technology by providing liability limits for terrorism claims.’
    • ‘Senator Shelby, the antiterrorism bill passed the House.’
    • ‘If found guilty, he could face the death penalty as he has been charged under new government antiterrorism regulations.’
    • ‘Attorney General Ashcroft is working to keep details of many antiterrorism countermeasures secret so as not to educate the terrorists.’
    • ‘U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will attend a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Monday on antiterrorism efforts.’
    • ‘Are these antiterrorism measures going to make our nation safer?’
    • ‘Nor are they likely to be spending more on defense or antiterrorism measures.’
    • ‘Strong antiterrorism measures can actually support, and not conflict with, civil liberties, Collier said.’
    • ‘Such a move would solve any concern over detracting from the peacekeeping or antiterrorism effort.’
    • ‘To be sure, some details of funding needed for antiterrorism measures remain unclear.’

Pronunciation

antiterrorism

/ˌantɪˈtɛrərɪz(ə)m/