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hit listnoun [C]

 /ˈhɪt ˌlɪst/
a list of ​people, ​groups, or ​organizations that someone, esp. in ​politics, ​intends to take ​unpleasantaction against: He’s on the president’s hit list because he ​helpeddefeat the ​taxbill.
(Definition of hit list from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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hit listnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​list of things or ​people that you want to give ​specialattention to, often to take some ​action against them: We're looking for ​places to ​open new ​stores in, and this town is definitely on our ​hitlist. The prosecutor's ​hitlistincludes the biggest ​firms on Wall Street.
(Definition of hit list from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit list”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀名单, 打击对象名单…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺名單, 打擊對象名單…
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