HyperDic: ctc

English > 1 sense of the word CTC:
NOUNgroupCTC, Counterterrorist Centeran agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage / stage
English > CTC: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage / stage.
SynonymCounterterrorist Center
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
Part ofCentral Intelligence Agency, CIAAn independent agency of the United States government responsible / responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government

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