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hit list

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a list of people who someone intends to murder or take unpleasant action against: The newspapers were sent a hit list of 100 military and political targets.
Translations of “hit list”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺名單, 打擊對象名單…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀名单, 打击对象名单…
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