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noun [countable/uncountable] murder pronunciation in British English /ˈmɜː(r)də(r)/
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  1. the crime of killing someone deliberately
    The jury found him guilty of murder.
    a murder investigation/charge/conviction
    commit murder: The murder was committed over five years ago.
    attempted murder (=trying to murder someone): She is being charged with attempted murder.
    See also manslaughter

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