noun. ['ˌkaʊntɝɪnˈtɛlɪdʒəns, ˌkaʊnɝɪnˈtɛlɪdʒəns'] intelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism.
- intelligence activity
- intelligence operation
- security intelligence
- security review
- counter- (English)
- intelligence (English)
- intelligence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Counterintelligence
Example sentences of the word counterintelligence
1. Noun, singular or mass
Linguists are essential team members in many counterintelligence operations.