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English definition of “assassinate”

assassinate

verb [T]     /əˈsæsɪneɪt/
to kill someone important or famousMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
assassination     /əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of assassinate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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