Attentate


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At`ten´tate


n.1.An attempt; an assault.
2.(Law) A proceeding in a court of judicature, after an inhibition is decreed.
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L'autonomie locale doit donc etre protegee a tout prix et l'imposition des structures metropolitaines est consideree comme une attentate a la democratie locale (Kotler 1969).