attentat

noun
at·​ten·​tat | \ (ˌ)aˌtänˈtä, (ˌ)aˌtäⁿˈt-, -ˈtȧ \
plural attentats\ -​äz , -​ȧz \

Definition of attentat

: an attempt to commit a crime of violence usually used of an unsuccessful attempt at a political crime

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History and Etymology for attentat

French

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“Attentat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attentat. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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