Definition of suicide pact in English:

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suicide pact

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞oəˌsīd pakt/


An agreement between two or more people to commit suicide together.
Example sentences
  • Some nine Japanese Net users apparently got together to carry out a suicide pact and simultaneously took their own lives at a couple of separate locations.
  • Yet at the same time it is possible for strangers to make a suicide pact on the internet and die together in a car park.
  • An Iranian man backed out of a suicide pact with his new wife and immediately turned himself in to the police last weekend.

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Syllabification: su·i·cide pact

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