Dictionary entry overview: What does CTC mean?
• CTC (noun)
The noun CTC has 1 sense:
1. an 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
Familiarity information: CTC used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
• CTC (noun)
An 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
Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
Counterterrorist Center; CTC
Hypernyms ("CTC" is a kind of...):
agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency; office (an administrative unit of government)
act of terrorism; terrorism; terrorist act (the calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear)
Holonyms ("CTC" is a part of...):
Central Intelligence Agency; CIA (an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council)