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noun [countable/uncountable] assassination pronunciation in British English /əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons

    an assassination attempt

    assassination of:

    the assassination of John Lennon

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