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Definition of "foreign terrorist organization" [foreign terrorist organization]

  • A political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "foreign terrorist organization" in a sentence
  • "Days after Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen and resident of Connecticut, tried to blow up a car bomb in Times Square, Sen. Joe Lieberman seized on renewed fears of a terrorist attack to announce his latest legislative gambit: the "Terrorism Expatriation Act" -- or "TEA" -- which would revoke the citizenship of any American "who is found to be involved with a foreign terrorist organization as designated by the State Department.""