assassinate

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: as‧sas‧si‧nate

Verb[change]

Plain form
assassinate

Third-person singular
assassinates

Past tense
assassinated

Past participle
assassinated

Present participle
assassinating

  1. If you assassinate someone, usually a political leader, you murder them for political reasons.
    The person who assasinated Benazir Bhutto is not known.

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