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Definition of Assassination


  1. The act of assassinating; a killing by treacherous violence.

Assassination Quotations

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
George Bernard Shaw

The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities.
Pope Francis

Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.
Harry S. Truman

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Robert M. Hutchins
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Assassination Translations

assassination in German is Meuchelmord, Ermordung
assassination in Spanish is asesinato

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