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terrorism

noun [U]     /ˈterərɪzəm/
B2 the use of violence for political purposes, for example putting bombs in public places: an act of terrorism Terrorism and political crime
Translations of “terrorism”
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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