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"homicide" in British English

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homicidenoun [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 ​risensharply.
(Definition of homicide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"homicide" in American English

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homicidenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈhɑm·əˌsɑɪd, ˈhoʊ·mə-/
the ​crime of ​killing a ​person; ​murder: [U] He was ​convicted of homicide.
(Definition of homicide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “homicide”
in Spanish homicidio…
in Vietnamese tội giết người…
in Malaysian membunuh…
in Thai ฆาตกรรม…
in French homicide…
in German der Totschlag…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀(行为)…
in Turkish cinayet, adam öldürme…
in Russian убийство…
in Indonesian pembunuhan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺(行為)…
in Polish zabójstwo…
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