WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
ter•ror•ism /ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]

    Governmentthe use of violence and threats to frighten and force one's will on another, esp. for political purposes.
ter•ror•ist, n. [countable]terrorists who were active in the overthrow of the government.—adj. : terrorist activities.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

terrorism /ˈtɛrəˌrɪzəm/ n
  1. systematic use of violence and intimidation to achieve some goal
  2. the act of terrorizing
  3. the state of being terrorized

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