Patriot Act

Patriot Act,

Patriot Act:

  1. The USA Patriot Act immediately following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. The law, passed later, gives law enforcement agencies broad powers to investigate, prosecute and prosecute terrorists. It also results in harsher punishments for those who commit and assist in terrorist crimes.

    • The USA Patriot Act is a U.S. law that gives public security agencies more power to prevent terrorist attacks.
    • The law also requires the financial sector to report numerous incidents of suspected customer misconduct to combat terrorism and money laundering.
    • Proponents of the United States Patriot Act say it helps public security agencies fight terrorism.
    • Many Americans oppose the United States Patriot Act, claiming that most of them violate the constitutional right to privacy.

Literal Meanings of Patriot Act


Meanings of Patriot:
  1. A person who enthusiastically supports his country and is ready to defend it from his enemies or critics.

  2. Automatic surface-to-air missiles for early detection and prevention of incoming missiles or aircraft.

Synonyms of Patriot

nationalist, loyalist


Meanings of Act:
  1. The main part of a drama, ballet or opera.

Sentences of Act
  1. He called on Washington to act

  2. They chased the man who was acting suspiciously

  3. Blood samples are tested to determine how the drug works in the body.

Synonyms of Act

take steps, edict, make a move, resolution, move, deed, be an actor, undertaking, front, portion, effort, bit, pose, false display, fiat, achievement, facade, enterprise, decree, take measures, function, affectation, do something, enactment, be an actress