Definition of Contract killing
1. Noun. A murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer.
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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, ..."