justifiable homicide Definition in British English Dictionary
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justifiable homicidenoun [U]

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an act of killing someone that the law allows because it considers that there is a good reason for it, for example if you are defending yourself
Translations of “justifiable homicide”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指正當防衛時的)正當殺人…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指正当防卫时的)正当杀人…
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