from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Suicide accomplished with the aid of another person, especially a physician.
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- n. Suicide with the help of another person; especially suicide of a terminally ill person with the help of a physician; euthanasia.
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- n. suicide of a terminally ill person that involves an assistant who serves to make dying as painless and dignified as possible
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It was something of an assisted suicide because AQI had forced on the Sunni population Taliban-style strictures, which had alienated its natural allies.