attempted

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adjective at·tempt·ed \ə-ˈtem(p)-təd\

Definition of attempted

  1. :  having been tried without success an attempted suicide an attempted takeover; especially, law :  characterized by an intent to commit and effort taken to commit a specified crime that fails or is prevented an attempted robbery was charged with attempted murder

First Known Use of attempted

circa 1513


Law Dictionary

attempted

adjective at·tempt·ed

Legal Definition of attempted

  1. :  characterized by an intent to commit and effort taken to commit a specified crime that fails or is prevented attempted forgery



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