counterterrorist


counterterrorist
noun
someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul
adjective
intended to prevent terrorism
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the government took counterterror measures

Syn: ↑counterterror
Pertains to noun: ↑counterterrorism, ↑counterterrorism (for: ↑counterterror)

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