HyperDic: al-qa[ida

English > 1 sense of the word al-Qa'ida:
NOUNgroupal-Qa'ida, al-Qaeda, Qaeda, al-Qaida, al Qaeda, al Qaida, Basea terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support / support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups
English > al-Qa'ida: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support / support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries.
Synonymsal-Qaeda, Qaeda, al-Qaida, al Qaeda, al Qaida, Base
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionAfghanistan, Islamic State of AfghanistanA mountainous landlocked country in central Asia
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
SpanishAl Qaida
Catalanal-Qaida, Al Qaida

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