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Noun1.shoot-down - murder by shooting someone down in cold blood
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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The fatal shoot-down of a missionary plane in Peru in 2001 led that country to suspend a similar policy until last year.
"We've obviously seen the media report about the shoot-down by the Israeli military of an unmanned aerial drove over the Negev.
Raytheon program may draw more support after satellite shoot-down. Raytheon Standard Missile received worldwide attention for the successful shoot-down of an ailing military satellite last week.