assassination Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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assassinationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˌsæs.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/
the ​murder of someone ​famous or ​important: an assassination attempt the assassination of the ​oppositionleader
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(Definition of assassination from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “assassination”
in Arabic اغتِيال…
in Korean 암살…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 暗殺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀(名人或重要人物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺(名人或重要人物)…
in Italian assassinio…
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