What is assassin?

  • (noun): A member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders.
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Assassination is the murder of a prominent person or political figure by a surprise attack, usually for payment or political reasons.

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... (ミハイ・ミハエロフ, Mihai Mihaerofu?), the "Weepy Old Killer", is a retired assassin and is considerably older than the rest of the cast ... Due to his years as an assassin, he remains calm under pressure ... prior to the start of Dogs, he was a hired assassin for a gang boss and became mentor to the boss' son, Ian ...
Corey May
... May is the main writer of the Assassin's Creed series ... May worked as the lead writer on Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed II, and Assassin's Creed III ... Corey May also helped Jeffrey Yohalem as a writer on Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, and Darby McDevitt on Assassin's Creed Revelations ...
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ASSASSIN - Counter-measures - Modern Strategies
... century dawned, the prevalence and capability of assassins grew quickly, as did measures to protect against them ... United States Secret Service protective agents receive training in the psychology of assassins ...

More definitions of "assassin":

  • (noun): A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed.
    Synonyms: assassinator, bravo