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sui·cide pact

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  1. suicide pactnoun

    an agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time

    "the two lovers killed themselves in a suicide pact"

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  1. suicide pactnoun

    An agreement between two or more people to commit suicide

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  1. Suicide pact

    A suicide pact is an agreed plan between two or more individuals to commit suicide. The plan may be to die together, or separately and closely timed. Suicide pacts are important concepts in the study of suicide, and have occurred throughout history, as well as in fiction. Suicide pacts are generally distinct from mass suicide. The latter refers to incidents in which a larger number of people kill themselves together for the same ideological reason, often within a religious, political, military or paramilitary context. Suicide pacts, on the other hand, usually involve small groups of people whose motivations are typically non-ideological. A suicide pact negotiated over the internet, often between complete strangers, is an Internet suicide. In England and Wales, suicide pact is a partial defence, under section 4 of the Homicide Act 1957, which reduces murder to manslaughter. In Northern Ireland, this defence is created by section 14 of the Criminal Justice Act 1966.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suicide pact in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suicide pact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of suicide pact in a Sentence

  1. Robert H. Jackson:

    The choice is not between order and liberty. It is between liberty with order and anarchy without either. There is danger that, if the court does not temper its doctrinaire logic with a little practical wisdom, it will convert the constitutional Bill of Rights into a suicide pact.

  2. Kayleigh McEnany:

    The far-left, socialist policies Democrats embraced tonight were akin to a mutual political suicide pact.

  3. Kayleigh McEnany:

    This debate was the best argument for President Trump's re-election and should really be counted as an in-kind contribution to the President's campaign, the far-left, socialist policies Democrats embraced tonight were akin to a mutual political suicide pact.

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