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assassinate

verb [T]  /əˈsæs·əˌneɪt/ us  
to murder a famous or important person, esp. for political reasons or in exchange for money: President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, in 1963.
assassination
noun [C/U]  /əˌsæs·əˈneɪ·ʃən/ us  
the assassination of John Lennon
Translations of “assassinate”
in Korean 암살하다…
in Arabic يَغْتال…
in French assassiner…
in Turkish suikast yapmak…
in Italian assassinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺,行刺…
in Russian убивать (по политическим мотивам)…
in Polish dokonać zamachu na…
in Spanish asesinar…
in Portuguese assassinar…
in German (bei einem Attentat) ermorden…
in Catalan assassinar…
in Japanese ~を暗殺する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀,行刺…
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