counterinsurgent
noun see counterinsurgency

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • counterinsurgent — noun A person combating an insurgency See Also: counterinsurgency, insurgent …   Wiktionary

  • counterinsurgent — n. someone or something that combats guerrilla fighters and revolutionaries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counterinsurgent — coun·ter·insurgent …   English syllables

  • counterinsurgent — adjective of or relating or characteristic of actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency • Pertains to noun: ↑counterinsurgency • Derivationally related forms: ↑counterinsurgency …   Useful english dictionary

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