The action of assassinating someone: the assassination of President Kennedy [as modifier]: a failed assassination attempt [count noun]: a wave of bombings and assassinations
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- We are talking of torture and extrajudicial executions or assassinations.
- It has also raised fears that political assassinations are making a comeback as a way to eliminate opposition figures.
- The world has witnessed innumerable political assassinations but few have had earthshaking consequences.
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