justifiable homicide Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “justifiable homicide” in the English Dictionary

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justifiable homicidenoun [U]

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an ​act of ​killing someone that the ​lawallows because it ​considers that there is a good ​reason for it, for ​example if you are ​defending yourself
(Definition of justifiable homicide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “justifiable homicide”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指正当防卫时的)正当杀人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指正當防衛時的)正當殺人…
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