Definition of unlawful killing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unlawful killing

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(law) Types of crime
 
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a murder or other killing which is considered a crime, for example when a person dies because somebody is careless The two police officers were accused of unlawful killing. See related entries: Types of crime
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unlawful killing