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Definition of manslaughter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

manslaughter

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmænˌslɔt̮ər//
 
[uncountable] (law)
 
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the crime of killing someone illegally but not deliberately The charge has been reduced to manslaughter. compare culpable homicide, homicide, murder
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: manslaughter