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terminate (someone) with extreme prejudice

To kill someone without hesitation, mercy, or discernment. The general warned the rebels that they must either surrender or be terminated with extreme prejudice. We must terminate these terrorists with extreme prejudice to ensure the safety of our country.

kill (someone) with extreme prejudice

To kill someone without hesitation, mercy, or discernment. The general warned the rebels that they must either surrender or be killed with extreme prejudice. We must kill these terrorists with extreme prejudice to ensure the safety of our country.
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without prejudice

1. Without any detriment to or waiver of an existing or inherent legal right or claim. A: "But didn't the judge already decided the case in our favor?" B: "No, he dismissed it, but without prejudice, so the other party has the right to open another lawsuit against us."
2. Of an offer, not to be admissible in a court of law, especially as an admission or liability or guilt. The company offered to settle out of court for $250,000 without prejudice for the accident.
See also: prejudice, without

prejudice someone or something against someone or something

to turn someone or a group against someone or something. I believe that the lawyer was trying to prejudice the jury against the defendant. The discussion about how calves are raised prejudiced me against eating veal.
See also: prejudice

terminate someone with extreme prejudice

murder or assassinate someone. euphemistic, chiefly US
The expression originated in the terminology of the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1970s.

without ˈprejudice (to something)

(law) without affecting any other legal matter: They agreed to pay compensation without prejudice (= without admitting guilt).
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Psychologists have studied the causes and consequences of prejudice and have developed effective prejudice reduction techniques based on education and experience.
Prejudice and partisanship are the worst enemies of the solidarity of communities.
This enabled the guest to converse without being able to form any prejudice about their fellow diners based on physical appearance.
Can loving-kindness reduce prejudice toward two stigmatized groups, the homeless and African Americans?
Differentiation of the in-group and out-group can lead to distorted attitudes that enhance racial prejudice.
Prejudices, after all, guarantee in advance that "we" will compare favorably to "them.
Comparing intergroup contact effects on blatant and subtle prejudice in adolescents: A multivariate multilevel model
When people think of prejudice, they think primarily of racial prejudice and nothing else.
Importantly, these results did not show that the men were necessarily more prejudiced - men with greater fWHR did not score higher on measures that assessed implicit, or more automatic, racial prejudice.
Prejudice is a complex phenomenon and a relevant issue in today's society insofar as it is related to social exclusion and discrimination (Pettigrew, 2008).
Although research indicates that, in general, it is becoming less acceptable in our society to overtly express prejudices (e.
Research among a group of adults to test their prejudices showed higher levels of anti-gay and lesbian feelings than those for age, gender, religion, disability or ethnic origin.
Is it not true that many prejudices are harmful, cruel, stupid, and vicious?
He also opines that prejudices prevents people from trying to juggle abstract first principles and coming to conclusions that are actually harmful to themselves and others.