Definition of Contract killing

1. Noun. A murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer.

Generic synonyms: Execution, Murder, Slaying



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contract Killing

contraceptions
contraceptive device
contraceptive devices
contraceptive diaphragm
contraceptive method
contraceptive pill
contraceptives
contraclockwise
contract
contract bridge
contract in
contract killer
contract killing (current term)
contract law
contract of adhesion
contract of hazard
contract of sale
contract offer
contract out
contract programming
contract services
contract under seal
contractability
contractable
contracted
contracted foot
contracted heel

Literary usage of Contract killing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Questions and Answers in Lethal and Non-Lethal Violence: Proceedings of the edited by Richard L. Block (1994)
"Not a contract killing. Examples: spouse abuse, child abuse, ... Examples: robbery, burglary, attempted theft, arson for profit, contract killing. ..."

2. Special Operations Forces: Roles And Missions In The Aftermath Of The Cold War by Wayne A. (FRW) Downing (1996)
"... appears to have been another contract killing on behalf of organized crime. In those areas of the former Soviet Union rent by bitter internal warfare, ..."

3. Report to the Nation on Crime & Justice (1988)
"Occasionally, a murder may be committed that has no motive other than the murder itself, such as a contract killing. But such homicides are infrequent. ..."

4. Security System Reform And Governance: A DAC Reference Document by OECD Staff, Development Assistance Committee (2005)
"... Russia's organized crime groups focus on drug trafficking, racketeering, prostitution, smuggling, theft, money laundering, contract killing, ..."

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