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homicide

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1 the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life
  • it was feared that the missing man was the victim of a homicide, but no clues as to his disappearance were ever found

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2 a person who kills another person
  • throughout the ages society has stigmatized the homicide

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The first known use of homicide was in the 14th century

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“Homicide.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/homicide. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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