assassination assassination  /ə ˌsæ sə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
  2. (n) murder of a public figure by surprise attack

Usage(s):

  • The assassination of the charismatic politician plunges Pakistan into uncertainty, and possibly more instability.

News

  1. Sunni governor escapes assassination in Iraq - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say that the governor of Iraq's northern Sunni-dominated province of Ninevah has escaped an assassination attempt that left two people killed and three others wounded.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Sunni governor escapes assassination in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say that the governor of Iraq's northern Sunni-dominated province of Ninevah has escaped an assassination attempt that left two people killed and three others wounded.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Westmont's JFK exhibit hosts assassination program

    WESTMONT – Phil Singer is hosting a program about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The speech, which is free to the public, will be in the JFK exhibit at the Gregg House Museum, 115 S. Linden Ave.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

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Quotes

  1. "The people of Pakistan have suffered a grievous blow," Singh said and added he was "deeply shocked and horrified to hear of the heinous assassination of Benazir."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Daily Times

  2. "Today has proven that organized crime is a permanent threat and that we should close ranks to confront it and avoid more actions like the cowardly assassination that today has shaken the country," Calderon said in a televised speech. "We...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: President Felipe Calderón Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "We have intelligence intercepts indicating that al Qaeda leader Baitullah Mehsud is behind her assassination," ministry spokesman Javed Iqbal Cheema told a news conference.
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Javed Iqbal Source: Reuters

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