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terroristnoun [C]

uk   /ˈter.ə.rɪst/  us   /-ɚ.ɪst/
B2 someone who uses ​violentaction, or ​threats of ​violentaction, for ​politicalpurposes: Several terrorists have been ​killed by ​their own ​bombs. There has been an ​increase in terrorist attacks. The ​government has ​stated that it will not give in to terrorist ​threats.
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