HyperDic: raf

English > 2 senses of the word RAF:
NOUNgroupRAF, Royal Air Forcethe airforce of Great Britain
groupRAF, Red Army Factiona Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany
RAF > pronunciation
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English > RAF: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe airforce of Great Britain.
SynonymRoyal Air Force
Broaderair force, airforceThe airborne branch of a country's armed forces
SpanishRAF, Royal Air Force
CatalanRoyal Air Force
English > RAF: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998.
SynonymRed Army Faction
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
RegionGermany, Federal Republic of Germany, Deutschland, FRGA republic in central Europe
SpanishRed Army Faction

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