terrorism A systematic use of violence, terror, and intimidation to achieve an end.
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Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion. In the international community, however, terrorism has no universally agreed, legally binding, criminal law definition. Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (t...
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terrorism, the threat or use of violence, often against the civilian population, to achieve political or social ends, to intimidate opponents, or to publicize grievances. The term dates from the Reign of Terror (1793–94) in the French Revolution but has taken on additional meaning in the 20th ...
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Activity, directed against persons involving violent acts or acts dangerous to human life which would be a criminal violation if committed within the jurisdiction of the U.S.; and is intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or co...
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Terrorism is the systematic use of violence and intimidation to coerce a government or a community into adopting certain specific political ends, such as national independence for a region, or reunification or self-government, or even the adoption of a political system more sympathetic to another co...
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Systematic violence in the furtherance of political aims, often by small guerrilla groups. Types of terrorism Terrorist groups include those dedicated to a political programme for their country, usually involving the overthrow of the ruling regime: communist and fascist terrorists fall into this cat...
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Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. (FBI definition)
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[Northern Ireland] The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006 (c 4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provided for Part 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which would otherwise have expired on 18 February 2006, to continue in force until 31 July 2007, subject to modifications. =...
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1) Act of terrorism 2) Coercion 3) Terrorist act
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