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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).
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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.
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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]
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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)
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Translations

hit list

n to be on a hit listessere un bersaglio
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In fact, Canete said there are two 'hit lists' and not just one, the first of which was circulated as early as last year, by a group purportedly known as Kawsa Guihulnganon Batok Komunista or KAGUBAK.
The death of Trinidad exposed that "hit lists" often translate to killings, rights group Karapatan and lawyers' group National Union of Peoples' Lawyers earlier stressed.
Shi'ite militias have drawn up hit lists of suspected Sunni insurgents to be kidnapped, executed and hung in public, security and police officials said, raising the stakes in a sectarian war tearing the country apart.