Homeland Security

Homeland Security
the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
Hypernyms: ↑executive department
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Homeland Security UK US noun [uncountable]
the US government department responsible for protecting the US from attacks by terrorists , or the work of this department http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/homeland-security.htm
Thesaurus: us government departments and organizationshyponym

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ˌHomeland Seˈcurity 7 [Homeland Security] noun uncountable
the activities and organizations whose aim is to prevent ↑terrorist attacks in the US

the Department of Homeland Security

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