Meaning of “anti-terrorist” in the English Dictionary

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"anti-terrorist" in British English

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uk /ˌæn.tiˈter.ə.rɪst/ us /ˌæn.t̬iˈter.ɚ.ɪst/

Anti-terrorist laws or activities are intended to prevent or reduce terrorism (= violent acts for political purposes):

Several governments have adopted tough new anti-terrorist legislation in the wake of the attacks.

(Definition of “anti-terrorist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)