murder noun definition in Types of crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Types of crime topic
[uncountable, countable] the crime of killing somebody deliberately He was found guilty of murder. She has been charged with the attempted murder of her husband. to commit (a) murder a murder case/investigation/trial The rebels were responsible for the mass murder of 400 civilians. What was the murder weapon? The play is a murder mystery.

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