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Origin of homicide
OTHER WORDS FROM homicideself-hom·i·cide, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for homicide
Scott, who grew up in one of the city’s most homicide-plagued neighborhoods, watched from his perch as chairman of the council’s public safety committee as the recent pullback occurred and violence filled the void.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
A Thurston homicide requires a finding of Thurston recklessness and is a Thurston-class felony.Why Mathematicians Should Stop Naming Things After Each Other - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Laura Ball|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
He is facing six criminal counts, five of which are felonies, including first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, and intentional first-degree intentional homicide.
That flame was fanned by the president’s recent refusal to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old supporter armed with a military-style rifle who was charged with homicide for shooting two demonstrators.
Kyle Rittenhouse faces five felony charges that include first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree reckless homicide, and a misdemeanor charge for possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor.
They died for simply going to work that morning, killed by religious fanatics, homicide victims all.
Indeed, some of the rewards have topped hundreds of thousands when the crime involves a homicide.
Even the coroner determined that the cause of death was "homicide."
Garner was pronounced dead an hour later, and the city coroner ruled his death a homicide.
And, most importantly, homicide was at an historic low, meaning more lives were being saved.
The council being consulted, commanded the inquisitors to condemn and punish the accused as an homicide.
I was advised the homicide division was retaining the third for their use.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He did not draw their blood personally with the usual weapons of homicide—pistol, dagger, bludgeon or ax.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
It is generally held that homicide of this kind was extremely rare and that, when it did occur, the slayer was outlawed.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Were you aware that the homicide people were questioning Oswald at that time?Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for homicide
Word Origin for homicide
Cultural definitions for homicide
The killing of one person by another, whether intended (murder) or not (manslaughter). Not all homicide is unlawful; killing in self-defense, for example, is not a crime.