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homicide

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈhɒm.ɪ.saɪd/ us    /ˈhɑː.mə-/ US formal or specialized
(an act of) murder: He was convicted of homicide. The number of homicides in the city has risen sharply.Murder and attempted murderKilling
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