The action of assassinating someone.
‘the assassination of President Kennedy’
‘a failed assassination attempt’
‘a wave of bombings and assassinations’
‘We’ve also heard of several more abductions and now assassinations.’
‘The world has witnessed innumerable political assassinations but few have had earthshaking consequences.’
‘It has also raised fears that political assassinations are making a comeback as a way to eliminate opposition figures.’
убийство, политическое убийство, предательское убийство