Definition of counterterrorist in English:

counterterrorist

noun

  • See counterterrorism

    • ‘The problem for counterinsurgents and counterterrorists is to apply theory to distinguish between lawful or unlawful forms of discontent.’
    • ‘He champions better directed counterterrorist efforts, encouraging the participation of friendly states.’
    • ‘Imaging data can also allow terrorists to view counterterrorist activities at a target site.’
    • ‘Yet the film proclaims that terrorists and counterterrorists are alike. ‘When we learn to act like them, we will defeat them!’’
    • ‘So it is correct to say that they all can't be policemen and they all can't be counterterrorists.’

Pronunciation

counterterrorist

/ˌkaʊntəˈtɛrərɪst/