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 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)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Counterterrorist Center; CTC

Hypernyms ("CTC" is a kind of...):

agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency; office (an administrative unit of government)

Domain category:

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)


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