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Noun. December 18, 2011, Word of the Day
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Definition

The euphemism for an extra judicial killing is called an "encounter". This is a common way to dispose off criminal, outlaws and even sometimes totally innocent people. It is a convenient way to bypass the legal process.

Usage

Minister to Police Chief:
"Find the culprits and do an encounter and close the case".
Police:
"No problem Saar!".
Added 2011-09-07 by Impolitika

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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