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assassination

noun [C or U] uk   us   /əˌsæs.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/
the murder of someone famous or important: an assassination attempt the assassination of the opposition leader
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in Korean 암살…
in Arabic اغتِيال…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 暗殺…
in Italian assassinio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺(名人或重要人物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀(名人或重要人物)…
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