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homicide

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈhɒmɪsaɪd/ US
the crime of killing someone: There were over 400 homicides in Chicago last year.Murder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
homicidal
 
 
/ˌhɒmɪˈsaɪdəl/ adjective
likely to murder someone: a homicidal maniac Murder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murderViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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