Definition of Terrorist organization

1. Noun. A political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals.

Exact synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Specialized synonyms: Abu Hafs Al-masri Brigades, Abu Sayyaf, Bearer Of The Sword, Aksa Martyrs Brigades, Al-aksa Martyrs Brigades, Martyrs Of Al-aqsa, Abb, Alex Boncayao Brigade, Revolutionary Proletarian Army, Rpa-abb, Al-asifa, Al-fatah, Fatah, Al-gama'a Al-islamiyya, Islamic Group, Aiai, Al Itihaad Al Islamiya, Al-itihaad Al-islamiya, Islamic Unity, Al-jihad, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Islamic Jihad, Vanguards Of Conquest, Al-ma'unah, Al-muhajiroun, Al Nathir, Al-qa'ida, Al-qaeda, Al-qaida, Base, Qaeda, Al-rashid Trust, Al Sunna Wal Jamma, Followers Of The Phrophet, Al Tawhid, Al-tawhid, Divine Unity, Al-ummah, Ansar Al Islam, Ansar Al-islam, Supporters Of Islam, Armata Corsa, Corsican Army, Armed Islamic Group, Gia, 3rd October Organization, Armenian Secret Army For The Liberation Of Armenia, Asala, Orly Group, Alir, Army For The Liberation Of Rwanda, Far, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe, Asbat Al-ansar, Band Of Partisans, Aum, Aum Shinrikyo, Supreme Truth, Baader Meinhof Gang, Baader-meinhof Gang, Basque Fatherland And Liberty, Basque Homeland And Freedom, Eta, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, Black September Movement, Chukaku-ha, Cira, Continuity Army Council, Continuity Irish Republican Army, Democratic Front For The Liberation Of Palestine, Dflp, Pdflp, Popular Democratic Front For The Liberation Of Palestine, East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement, Abu Nidal Organization, Ano, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, Fatah Revolutionary Council, Fatah-rc, Revolutionary Organization Of Socialist Muslims, Fatah Tanzim, Tanzim, First Of October Antifascist Resistance Group, Grapo, Force 17, Forces Of Umar Al-mukhtar, Umar Al-mukhtar Forces, Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement, Harakat Ul-jihad-i-islami, Harkat-ul-jihad-e-islami, Huji, Al Faran, Harkat Ul-ansar, Harkat Ul-mujahedeen, Harkat-ul-mujahidin, Hua, Hum, Movement Of Holy Warriors, Hezbollah, Hizballah, Hizbollah, Hizbullah, Islamic Jihad, Islamic Jihad For The Liberation Of Palestine, Lebanese Hizballah, Organization Of The Oppressed On Earth, Party Of God, Revolutionary Justice Organization, Freedom Party, Hizb Ut-tahrir, International Islamic Front For Jihad Against Jews And Crusaders, Catholic Reaction Force, Inla, Irish National Liberation Army, People's Liberation Army, People's Republican Army, Ira, Irish Republican Army, Provisional Ira, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provos, Aden-abyan Islamic Army, Iaa, Islamic Army Of Aden, Islamic Army Of Aden-abyan, Ibda-c, Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-front, Imu, Islamic Group Of Uzbekistan, Islamic Party Of Turkestan, Army Of Muhammad, Jaish-e-muhammad, Jaish-i-mohammed, Jem, Fuqra, Jamaat Ul-fuqra, Tanzimul Fuqra, Anti-imperialist International Brigade, Japanese Red Army, Jra, Jayshullah, Islamic Community, Islamic Group, Jemaah Islamiyah, Ji, Malaysia Militant Group, Malaysian Mujahidin Group, Jerusalem Warriors, Jund-ul-islam, Soldiers Of God, Kach, Kahane Chai, Association Of Islamic Groups And Communities, Caliphate State, Kaplan Group, Communist Party Of Kampuchea, Khmer Rouge, Kr, Party Of Democratic Kampuchea, Kkk, Klan, Ku Klux Klan, Kurdistan Labor Pary, Kurdistan Workers Party, Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan, Ppk, Lashkar-e-jhangvi, Al Qanoon, Lashkar-e-omar, Army Of The Pure, Army Of The Righteous, Lashkar-e-taiba, Lashkar-e-tayyiba, Lashkar-e-toiba, Let, Holy War Warriors, Laskar Jihad, Lautaro Faction Of The United Popular Action Movement, Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces, Lautaro Youth Movement, Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam, Ltte, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement, Al-jama'a Al-islamiyyah Al-muqatilah Bi-libya, Fig, Libyan Fighting Group, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, Libyan Islamic Group, Lord's Resistance Army, Loyalist Volunteer Force, Mak, Maktab Al-khidmat, Manuel Rodriquez Patriotic Front, Moranzanist Patriotic Front, Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Mujahedeen Kompak, Mek, Mko, Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization, People's Mujahidin Of Iran, Cnpz, Eln, National Liberation Army, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, Eln, National Liberation Army, Flnc, National Liberation Front Of Corsica, New People's Army, Npa, Orange Group, Ov, Harakat Al-jihad Al-islami Al-filastini, Palestine Islamic Jihad, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Pij, Jabat Al-tahrir Al-filistiniyyah, Palestine Liberation Front, Plf, Palestinian Hizballah, Pentagon Gang, Pflp, Popular Front For The Liberation Of Palestine, Pflp-gc, Popular Front For The Liberation Of Palestine-general Command, Popular Struggle Front, Psf, 15 May Organization, Pagad, People Against Gangsterism And Drugs, Puka Inti, Red Sun, Sol Rojo, Iz Al-din Al-qassam Battalions, Qassam Brigades, Salah Al-din Battalions, Qibla, Dissident Irish Republican Army, Real Ira, Real Irish Republican Army, Rira, Raf, Red Army Faction, Br, Brigate Rosse, Red Brigades, Red Hand Defenders, Rhd, Farc, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios De Colombia, Revolutionary Armed Forces Of Colombia, 17 November, Revolutionary Organization 17 November, Revolutionary People's Liberation Front, Revolutionary People's Liberation Party, Ela, Revolutionary People's Struggle, Nipr, Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei, Revolutionary Proletarian Nucleus, Revolutionary United Front, Ruf, Gspc, Salafast Group For Call And Combat, Salafist Group, Sendero Luminoso, Shining Path, Sl, Sipah-e-sahaba, Movement For Revenge, Tareekh E Kasas, Movimiento Revolucionario Tupac Anaru, Mrta, Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, Egtk, Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army, Turkish Hizballah, Uda, Ulster Defence Association, Auc, Autodefensas Unidas De Colombia, United Self-defense Force Of Colombia, United Self-defense Group Of Colombia
Generic synonyms: Political Movement

Lexicographical Neighbors of Terrorist Organization

terrorist act
terrorist attack
terrorist cell
terrorist fist jab
terrorist fist jabs
terrorist group
terrorist organization (current term)

Literary usage of Terrorist organization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Creating Enemies of the State: Religious Persecution in Uzbekistan by Acacia Shields (2004)
""On the Detention of Members of the terrorist organization 'Islamic Liberation Party' ('Hizb ut- Tahrir al Islami')," Publication of the Ministry of Foreign ..."

2. Terrorist Financing: Report of an Independent Task Force by Maurice R. Greenberg, William F. Wechsler, Lee S. Wolosky (2002)
"The European Union does not forbid the Iran-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah from fund- raising at all. (The policy divide is even greater in the ..."

3. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"Generally, however, if a government is to be held responsible internationally for the actions of a terrorist organization, its assistance to that group has ..."

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