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hit list

noun, Slang.
a list of persons singled out as targets for murder.
a list of people or programs to be acted against or disposed of.
Origin of hit list
First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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hit list

noun (informal)
a list of people to be murdered: a terrorist hit list
a list of targets to be eliminated in some way: a hit list of pits to be closed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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hit list

noun phrase

A putative or actual list of persons who are to be removed from office, punished, murdered, etc: EPA officials maintained a ''hit list'' of employees (1976+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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