1. (obsolete) The slaying of a human being.
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  2. (law) The unlawful killing of a human, either in negligence or incidentally to the commission of some unlawful act, but without specific malice, or upon a sudden excitement of anger.
Related terms Translations
  • French: homicide involontaire
  • German: Totschlag (intentional); [Verbrechen] mit Todesfolge (intentional harm but unintentional killing); fahrlässige Tötung (negligent)
  • Italian: omicidio colposo
  • Portuguese: homicídio culposo
  • Russian: непредумышленный
  • Spanish: homicidio, homicidio culposo, homicidio involuntario, homicidio negligente

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