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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
Translations of “homicide”
in Spanish homicidio…
in French homicide…
in German der Totschlag…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺(行為)…
in Russian убийство…
in Turkish cinayet, adam öldürme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀(行为)…
in Polish zabójstwo…
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