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attempted murder/suicide/rape etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishattempted murder/suicide/rape etcattempted murder/suicide/rape etcan act of trying to kill or harm someone, kill yourself etc 🔊 He pleaded guilty to attempted murder. attempt
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attempted murder/suicide/rape etcAll I care about is solving this murder, I mean this attempted murder.In summary, therefore, most special aftercare services have had no effect on repetition rates after attempted suicide.Several forces have also seen very sharp rises in attempted murders.He was acquitted of rape, attempted murder, administering poison with intent and kidnapping.We have cured hundreds of people from Chicago, Ill., from gunshot wounds inflicted in attempted murders and robberies.The suspects were held Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder, attempted burglary and conspiracy.Redmond denied attempted murder but admitted wounding with intent.The charges include the murder of Becky and the attempted murder of Katie in April 1991.
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