how to pronounce terrorism


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terrorism is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of terrorism in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… for terrorism affiliation the family …”

meanings of terrorism


  1. The use of unlawful violence against people or property to achieve political objectives.
  2. The deliberate commission of an act of violence to create public fear through the suffering of the victims in the furtherance of a political or social agenda.
  3. A form of psychological manipulation through warfare to the purpose of political or religious gains, by means of deliberately creating a climate of fear amongst the inhabitants of a specific geographical region.

terrorism frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word terrorism occurs in english on average 12.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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