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Meaning of "contract killing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRACT KILLING

contract killing  [ˈkɒntrækt ˈkɪlɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRACT KILLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contract killing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRACT KILLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

contract killing

Contract killing

Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Assassination ▪ Child murder ▪ Consensual homicide ▪ Contract killing ▪ Crime of passion ▪ Depraved-heart murder ▪ Double murder ▪ Execution-style killing ▪ Felony murder rule ▪ Feticide ▪ Honor killing ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Child ▪ Lust murder ▪ Lynching ▪ Mass murder ▪ Misdemeanor murder ▪ Murder–suicide ▪ Proxy murder ▪ Pseudocommando ▪ Lonely hearts killer ▪ Serial killer ▪ Spree killer ▪ Internet homicide Manslaughter ▪ In English law ▪ Negligent homicide ▪ Vehicular homicide Non-criminal homicide Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Euthanasia ▪ Assisted suicide ▪ Capital punishment ▪ Feticide ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Justifiable homicide ▪ War By victim or victims ▪ Suicide Family ▪ Familicide ▪ Avunculicide ▪ Prolicide ▪ Filicide ▪ Infanticide ▪ Neonaticide ▪ Fratricide ▪ Mariticide ▪ Sororicide ▪ Uxoricide ▪...

Definition of contract killing in the English dictionary

The definition of contract killing in the dictionary is a murder carried out in fulfilment of a contract.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRACT KILLING


billing
ˈbɪlɪŋ
deskilling
dɪˈskɪlɪŋ
drilling
ˈdrɪlɪŋ
failing
ˈfeɪlɪŋ
filing
ˈfaɪlɪŋ
filling
ˈfɪlɪŋ
giant-killing
ˈdʒaɪəntˌkɪlɪŋ
Inniskilling
ˌɪnɪsˈkɪlɪŋ
killing
ˈkɪlɪŋ
lady-killing
ˈleɪdɪˌkɪlɪŋ
mailing
ˈmeɪlɪŋ
painkilling
ˈpeɪnˌkɪlɪŋ
paling
ˈpeɪlɪŋ
reskilling
riːˈskɪlɪŋ
sailing
ˈseɪlɪŋ
skilling
ˈskɪlɪŋ
smiling
ˈsmaɪlɪŋ
styling
ˈstaɪlɪŋ
willing
ˈwɪlɪŋ
winterkilling
ˈwɪntəˌkɪlɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRACT KILLING

contract
contract bridge
contract killer
contract law
contract of employment
contract of service
contract out
contract price
contract work
contractability
contractable
contractedly
contractedness
contractibility
contractible
contractibly
contractile
contractility
contracting party
contraction

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRACT KILLING

bestselling
calling
chilling
compelling
controlling
direct selling
dwelling
falling
feeling
fulfilling
hot-selling
installing
modelling
rolling
scrolling
selling
spelling
start the ball rolling
swelling
telling
travelling

Synonyms and antonyms of contract killing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contract killing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRACT KILLING

Find out the translation of contract killing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contract killing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contract killing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

合同杀
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asesinato por encargo
570 millions of speakers

English

contract killing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुबंध की हत्या
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مقتل العقد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заказное убийство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

matança do contrato
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুক্তি হত্যাকাণ্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contrat meurtre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembunuhan kontrak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auftragsmord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

契約殺人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계약 살해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyababaken kontrak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hợp đồng giết người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒப்பந்தம் கொலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करार हत्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sözleşme öldürme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contratto uccisione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zabijanie kontrakt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

замовне вбивство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ucidere contractului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμβόλαιο θανάτου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kontrak moord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontrakt dödande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leiemord
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contract killing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACT KILLING»

The term «contract killing» is normally little used and occupies the 119.588 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACT KILLING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «contract killing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «contract killing» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contract killing

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRACT KILLING»

Discover the use of contract killing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contract killing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism
The second most frequent motive for contract killing involves money or financial gain. This usually includes a beneficiary arranging the murder of a third party in an attempt to accelerate the process of a payout from either a last will and ...
Frank Shanty, Patit Paban Mishra, 2008
2
Contract Killing
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Contract killing is a form of murder, in which one party hires another party to kill a target individual or group of people.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
3
College Weekend...a Strange, True Story
Contract killing is a form of assassination in which one entity hires another entity to kill a target individual or group of people. It involves an illegal agreement between two parties in which one party agrees to kill the target in exchange for some ...
BJ Klein
4
Permissible Killing: The Self-Defence Justification of Homicide
The instigator of a contract killing is an aggressor for whom the immediate threat ( the hit man) acts as an agent. I act in self-defence if I use force against the hit man about to shoot. But I might use force against the instigator instead: I might kill  ...
Suzanne Uniacke, 1996
5
Russian Mafia: Organized Crime, Outlaw, Contract Killing, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Russian Mafia (Russian: ??????? ??
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
6
Legal Ease: A Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure
C. A Double Death: with purpose to kill one, kills two D.Public Official: with purpose of killing an elected official, he kills anybody, any time, e.g., a sheriff E. Life Sentence: under a life sentence, he purposely kills another F. Contract Killing : the ...
Andrea Campbell, Ralph C. Ohm, 2008
7
The Killing Hands
While it's relatively easy to get subjects from the more amateur end of contract killing, thugs who accept one thousand dollars to kill someone's wife or husband, it's much harder to track down, let alone interview and do psychological tests on,  ...
P.D. Martin, 2009
8
The Prediction and Control of Organized Crime: The ...
In effect, the contract killing was aimed at removing an obstacle (Cook and O' Hayon 1998). There are other cases of contract killings where the killing or attempted killing was designed to eliminate a threat. In 1995, for example, Igor Pilipchuk, ...
James O. Finckenauer, Jennifer L. Schrock, 2003
9
The Second Coming
We do contract killing, don't we? What's the big deal if we have to pop some dumb guard one day?” “Well, there's also the chance some brave teller trying to make brownie points with the manager may try and sound the alarm. I hate the bank ...
Gene Camerik, 2007
10
CSO
... keeping score, there were several types of computer crime happening Illustration by Corbis here, each a felony violation of Section 1030 ofthe United. 36 www.csoonline.com May 2008 38 www.csoonline.com May 2008. A Contract Killing.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRACT KILLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contract killing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
14 years from murder to conviction in slaying of Miami Subs founder
"This is a contract killing. This is heightened premeditation. This is the kind of case that the death penalty is reserved for." Defense lawyer Ken ... «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in corruption …
... Boy” Chow's enterprise and conspired to distribute cocaine, deal in firearms and participate in a contract killing that was never carried out. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
3
Plea deal expected for man accused of planning contract killing
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by ... «KSL.com, Jun 15»
4
Russia reopens 1998 murder probe; Putin critic Mikhail …
Former oil magnate and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky may have ordered the 1998 contract killing of a Siberian mayor, a spokesman for ... «Los Angeles Times, Jun 15»
5
Embattled Makhachkala Mayor Wins Reprieve
... had accumulated during the 15-year tenure as mayor of Said Amirov, who is currently on trial on charges of commissioning a contract killing. «RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Jun 15»
6
Russia: Supreme Court Upholds Life Sentences of Politkovskaya …
Novaya Gazeta management along with human rights groups in Russia claim that Politkovskaya's murder was a contract killing. If so, the ... «OCCRP, Jun 15»
7
Contract killer Chairman arrested
The first contract killing carried out by the gang was in 2012, after Surender was released on bail by the Supreme Court in another murder ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
8
Slippery Silk Road spook will plead guilty to duping dealers
The contract killing charge is still pending in court. "Mr. Bridges has regretted his actions from the very beginning," Bridges' lawyer told ... «The Register, Jun 15»
9
* Sri Lanka court grants bail to former DIG arrested for contract killing
June 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the former Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Vaas Gunawardena who was ... «Colombo Page, Jun 15»
10
Suspect accused in Ala. contract killing dies in jail
JASPER, Ala. (AP) - A man who was expected to go to trial in a murder-for-hire plot has died in jail. Walker County Coroner Joey Vick tells ... «FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Contract killing [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contract-killing>. Jan 2020 ».
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