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Definition of the noun Attentat

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noun - plural: attentats

  1. An act of political violence or terrorism, especially a political assassination


Attentat was a Swedish punk band originating from Askim, Gothenburg, Sweden and established in 1978. It fronted Mats Jönsson on vocals. Original members also included Magnus "Paddan" Rydman, Martin "Grodan" Fabian and Dag Wetterholm. The band was known as The Frogs before being renamed Attentat. The first singles were on their own label "Rickman", but the debut album Tatuerade tårar was released in 1981 on Hiss Records, before being signed to Transmission. The band was on a hiatus after 1984 but had a comeback in 1991 and 1992 after signing with Arda Records. They also came together in 1998 for the 20th anniversary and in 2003 for the 25th anniversary. Later line-ups included Mats Jönsson on vocals, Magnus "Paddan/Remdo" Rydman on guitar, both from the original band as well as Cristian "Crippa" Odin on bass and Peter Björklund on drums. The compilation album Fy Fan! released in 2013 on the band's own Rykkman Records raised interest in the band's legacy and climbed the Swedish Albums Chart reaching number 20.

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  • genre: Punk rock
  • albums: "Pilsner, punk & poesi", "Ge fan i mej", "Här & nu", "Tatuerade tårar", "I denna stan", "Fågel", "Attentat lever", "Born to Be Malaj", "Stila dej inte", "Gilla mej", "Sweet & Slade", "Tvärs över tiden", "Occupy Wall Street", "Fattiga och rika", "Dö som en hund", "Jag ska inte bli som dom", "Fy fan!", "Alt Kan Brenne", "Fy fan svenska man", "Nerv", "Attentat är bäst!", "Mera pilsner, punk och poesi", "Like Yesterdays / I Love You Love Me Love"
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  1. "Attentat" is a musical album of Koffi Olomidé.
  2. "Attentat" is a musical EP of Soundkail.
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"Attentat" is a Belgian novel by Amélie Nothomb. It was first published in 1997.

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"Attentat" a.k.a. "Attentat.": Attentat is a 1980 crime-fiction film written and directed by Poul-Henrik Trampe.

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Google previewLaw Dictionary (1986)

Fachwoerterbuch der anglo-amerikanischen Rechtssprache einschliesslich wirtschaftlicher und politischer Begriffe by Dora von Beseler, Barbara Jacobs-Wüstefeld

Angriff m, Anschlag m, Attentat n arrest ~ ( — to arrest ) Festnahmeversuch assassination ~ Mordanschlag, -versuch, Attentat bomb — Bombenanschlag, -attentat escape ~ Fluchtversuch rescue ~ Rettungsversuch, ...

Google previewParry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (2009)

by Clive Parry, John P. Grant, J. Craig Barker

attentat clause 'The first attempt [to limit the political offence exception to ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

ATTENTAT. — “ An Attentat, in the language of the Civil and Canon Laws, is anything whatsoever wrongfully innovated or attempted in the suit by the Judge a quo, pending an Appeal” (1 Addams, 22, n). quired to be “ attested, ” the meaning is, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Port, attentat; Sp. atentar ; Ital. attentate ; Lat. attento— to reach after, to try; freq. from attendo =...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

-backed Uruguay government and the Tupamaro guerrillas, while Yves Boisset's L'Attentat (Plot, 1972) recounts the kidnapping and probable ...

Google previewAn etmological dictionary of the scottish language (1818)

by John Jamieson

attentat: Du Cange. ATTER-CAP, ATTIR-COP, s. 1. A spider, S. Attercop, attercob, id. A. Bor. Montgomery. 2. An ill- natured person ; one of a virulent or malignant disposition, S. A. S. atter-coppe, ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

by Ph. D Newmark


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Attentat Meaning

Video shows what attentat means. Anything whatsoever, as a ruling, by the judge of a lower court in a matter pending an appeal.. Any step wrongly innovated or ...

Scrabble value of A1T1T1E1N1T1A1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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