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manslaughter

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noun man·slaugh·ter \ˈman-ˌslȯ-tər\

Simple Definition of manslaughter

  • law : the crime of killing a person without intending to do so

Full Definition of manslaughter

  1. :  the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice

Examples of manslaughter

  1. She was convicted of manslaughter for driving while drunk and killing three people.



14th Century

First Known Use of manslaughter

14th century


MANSLAUGHTER Defined for Kids

manslaughter

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noun man·slaugh·ter \ˈman-ˌslȯ-tər\

Definition of manslaughter

  1. :  the unintentional but unlawful killing of a person




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manslaughter

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noun man·slaugh·ter \ˈman-ˌslȯt-ər\

Medical Definition of manslaughter

  1. :  the slaying of a human being; specifically :  the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice





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