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noun [countable/uncountable] legal homicide pronunciation in American English /ˈhɑmɪˌsaɪd/ 
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  1. the crime of killing someone

    He has been charged with homicide.

    Following an autopsy, the death was reclassified as a homicide.

    See also  murder1

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