justifiable homicide

noun

lawful killing, as in self-defence or to prevent a crime

Nearby words

  1. justiciar,
  2. justiciary,
  3. justicoat,
  4. justifiability,
  5. justifiable,
  6. justification,
  7. justification by grace, through faith,
  8. justification by works,
  9. justificatory,
  10. justified

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