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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Activities concerned with identifying and stopping the threat to security posed by hostile organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism.

Usage examples (33)
  • From 1948 to 1972, Mr. Gorham worked in Japanese counterintelligence in the Navy Department's Office of Naval Intelligence.
  • In 1942, he joined the FBI, where he specialized in counterintelligence.
  • The second-ranked character's main job is counterintelligence, which is rather like snow repair in Miami.
  • And it doesn't make any difference whether they go into counterintelligence, which is this person's area, or straight criminal work. for more
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