hit list


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hit list

n. Slang
1. A list of potential murder victims.
2. A list designating a target, as for attack, coercion, or elimination: "had a hit list of executives he wanted fired" (New York).

hit list

n
1. a list of people to be murdered: a terrorist hit list.
2. a list of targets to be eliminated in some way: a hit list of pits to be closed.

hit′ list`


n.
Informal.
1. a list of people singled out as targets for murder.
2. a list of people, programs, etc., to be opposed.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hit list - a list of victims to be eliminated (as by murder)
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
Translations

hit list

n to be on a hit listessere un bersaglio
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