agriterrorism

UK [ˈæɡrɪˌterərɪz(ə)m] / US noun [uncountable]
crimes such as poisoning farm animals and crops for political aims

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  • agriterrorism — UK [ˈæɡriˌterərɪz(ə)m] US noun [uncountable] crimes such as poisoning farm animals and crops for political aims Thesaurus: rebellion, protest and terrorismhyponym miscellaneous crimeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • agriterrorism — /ægriˈtɛrərɪzəm/ (say agree teruhrizuhm) noun → agroterrorism …   Australian English dictionary

  • Agro-terrorism — Agroterrorism, also known as Agriterrorism, is the malicious use of plant or animal pathogens to cause devastating disease in the agricultural sector. It may also take the form of hoaxes and threats intended to create public fear of such events …   Wikipedia

  • Agroterrorismus — (engl. agro terrorism oder agri terrorism) ist eine terroristische Taktik. Die Federal Emergency Management Agency, eine Krisenkoordinationsbehörde der Bundesregierung der Vereinigten Staaten, definiert Agroterrorismus als „mutwillige Verbreitung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • agroterrorism — /ægroʊˈtɛrərɪzəm/ (say agroh teruhrizuhm) noun a form of terrorist activity in which devastating pests or pathogens are released into agricultural areas in order to cause havoc in the food supply of a region or country. Also, agriterrorism. {agro …   Australian English dictionary

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