contract killing

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Noun1.contract killing - a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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KARACHI -- Interpol has arrested notorious hit-man and alleged target killer of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), Raees Mama, from Malaysia.
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Tigers boss Brown is lining up a pounds 4million swoop for the Leicester hit-man, who bagged 32 goals as the Foxes powered their way to instant promotion back to the Championship last season as League One champions.
Ruthless hit-man Henry Fonda is hired to kill a man and his family, before turning his attentions to lonely widow Claudia Cardinale, whose ranch stands in the way of a railway company's plans.
The plot focuses on a jaded, middle-aged hit-man (Brosnan, right with Greg Kinnear), who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a travelling salesman he meets in a Mexican bar.
MANCHESTER UNITED are stepping up their interest in pounds 15million Dutch hit-man Jan Huntelaar - one of TWO strikers Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping to sign this summer.
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