Definition of Attentat

1. Noun. (context: usually italicized) An act of political violence or terrorism, especially a political assassination. ¹



2. Noun. (legal obsolete) Anything whatsoever, as a ruling, by the judge of a lower court in a matter pending an appeal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attentat

1. an attempted violent crime [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attentat

attendees
attendement
attender
attenders
attendest
attendeth
attending
attending physician
attending staff
attending surgeon
attendings
attendment
attendments
attends
attent
attentat (current term)
attentats
attention
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
attention-getting
attention-grabbing
attention-seeker
attention-seekers
attention deficit disorder
attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
attention seeker
attention seekers
attention span
attention spans

Literary usage of Attentat

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1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"The first attempt was the enactment of the Belgian so-called attentat clause by Belgium in 1856,* follow- ing the case of Jacquin in 1854. ..."

2. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and Other Distinguished Persons by Nassau William Senior (1878)
"A most important event had taken place six weeks before—the ' attentat.' Louis Napoleon had passed many years of his early life in Italy j he belonged to ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The wearing of the German colours was forbidden, and a pursuit of all democrats and zealous liberals was instituted. Frankfurter attentat (18SS AD) In ..."

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