[ sek-uhnd-di-gree mur-der ]
/ ˈsɛk ənd dɪˌgri ˈmɜr dər /
See under murder (def. 1).
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Origin of second-degree murder
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
Words nearby second-degree murder
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