Definition of homicide noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    homicide

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈhɑməˌsaɪd//
     
    [countable, uncountable](law)
     
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  1. 1the crime of killing someone deliberately synonym murder compare culpable homicide, manslaughter
  2. 2 Homicide the police department that deals with cases of murder
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: homicide