Counterintelligence



[koun-ter-in-tel-i-juh ns] /ˌkaʊn tər ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒəns/

noun
1.
the activity of an service employed in thwarting the efforts of an enemy’s agents to gather information or commit sabotage.
2.
an organization engaged in counterintelligence.
/ˌkaʊntərɪnˈtɛlɪdʒəns/
noun
1.
activities designed to frustrate enemy espionage
2.
intelligence collected about enemy espionage
n.

also counter-intelligence, 1940, from counter- + intelligence.

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