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assassinate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassassinateas‧sas‧sin‧ate /əˈsæsəneɪt $ -səneɪt/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  KILLto murder an important person a plot to assassinate the presidentsee thesaurus at kill→ See Verb table
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assassinateThe latter prevailed, but on 18 March 978 was assassinated by his rival's followers at Corfe in Dorset.President Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.The CIA may have tried to assassinate Castro.Many people today, worldwide, remember exactly what they were doing when John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.The plotters' failure came too late for Jumblatt: he was assassinated in March 1977, victim of yet another plot.One is that a team of Army sharpshooters was sent to Memphis to assassinate King.Salinas said he had had excellent relations with two politicians who were assassinated late in his term.Two weeks later they assassinated Masaryk.an attempt to assassinate the Pope
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Verb table
assassinate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyassassinate
he, she, itassassinates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyassassinated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave assassinated
he, she, ithas assassinated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad assassinated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill assassinate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have assassinated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam assassinating
he, she, itis assassinating
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you, we, theyare assassinating
Past
I, he, she, itwas assassinating
you, we, theywere assassinating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been assassinating
he, she, ithas been assassinating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been assassinating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be assassinating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been assassinating
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