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terrorism

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈter.ər.ɪ.zəm/
B2 (threats of) violent action for political purposes: Governments must cooperate if they are to fight/combat international terrorism. The bomb explosion was one of the worst acts of terrorism that the country had experienced in recent years.
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in Korean 테러리즘…
in Arabic إرْهاب…
in Portuguese terrorismo…
in Catalan terrorisme…
in Japanese テロリズム, テロ行為…
in Italian terrorismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐怖主義…
in Russian терроризм…
in Turkish terörizm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐怖主义…
in Polish terroryzm…
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