terrorism

Definitions

General English

  • noun a policy of using violence in a political cause

Law

  • noun the use of violent actions such as assassination or bombing for political reasons

Media Studies

  • noun the threatening of or carrying out of major destructive incidents, usually involving human casualties, as a means of attracting publicity for a cause

Military

Politics

  • noun the use of acts of public violence to achieve political change

Travel

  • noun violent acts such as kidnapping and bombing carried out for political purposes
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