What word means killed for political reasons?

What word means killed for political reasons?

English Language Learners Definition of assassinate : to kill (someone, such as a famous or important person) usually for political reasons.

What is political homicide?

1. To murder (a prominent person) by surprise attack, as for political reasons. 2. To destroy or injure treacherously: assassinate a rival’s character.

What does Domicide mean?

‘Domicide’ is a new word, coined by Porteous in 1998, and is defined as “the planned, deliberate destruc- tion of someone’s home, causing suffering to the dweller”. The word is crucial because of its emphasis on the destruction of ‘domus’—home, which in itself elevates and makes clear the importance of home.

What is socio/political homicide?

As its name implies, socio-political homicide may be politically motivated, or particu- lar individuals or groups may be targeted due to their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexuality or status, amongst others.

What is the difference between an assassin and a hitman?

Hitman is usually used to define someone paid to kill for a criminal or political organization. Assassin is typically used to refer to the killer of an important person for political or religious reasons. They may do so out of fanatical devotion to a cause, and may or may not have been paid for it.

Is Assassinator a word?

To destroy or injure treacherously: assassinate a rival’s character. as·sas′si·na′tion n. as·sas′si·na′tive adj. as·sas′si·na′tor n.

What is Domicited?

1 : a dwelling place : place of residence : home. 2 law. a : a person’s fixed, permanent, and principal home for legal purposes Report your change of domicile.

What does being domiciled mean?

Your domicile is the place where you maintain a permanent home. Your country of domicile means the country you permanently reside in. Your intent to remain in this place indefinitely makes it your domicile and makes you the place’s domiciliary.