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terminate with extreme prejudice

This page is about the doublespeak term terminate with extreme prejudice


to murder, assassinate or execute a person on the orders of a government official

For example

  • Osama Bin Laden was terminated with extreme prejudice immediately after being located.

  • Members of our special forces are trained in terminating with extreme prejudice.

Quick Quiz

If you've been terminated with extreme prejudice, you've lost

a. your job

b. your life

c. your income

Contributor: Matt Errey