Meaning of “homicide” in the English Dictionary

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"homicide" in British English

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homicidenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈhɒm.ɪ.saɪd/ us /ˈhɑː.mə.saɪd/ US formal or specialized

(an act of) murder:

He was convicted of homicide.
The number of homicides in the city has risen sharply.

(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)

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