The expression may also be used as a straightforward statement of intent in some jurisdictions to refer to more overt summary executions, i.e. in the context of a 'death warrant' or 'kill order' issued as part of a 'shoot on sight' or similar policy.
^Smith, Terence (August 14, 1969). "Details of Green Beret Case Are Reported in Saigon"(PDF). The New York Times. pp. 1–2. Retrieved November 30, 2015. (subscription required (help)). His status as a double agent was reportedly confirmed by the Central Intelligence Agency, which, according to the sources, suggested that he either be isolated or 'terminated with extreme prejudice.' This term is said to be an intelligence euphemism for execution.