manslaughter

  • 1 manslaughter — man·slaugh·ter / man ˌslȯ tər/ n: the unlawful killing of a human being without malice compare homicide, murder involuntary manslaughter: manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life …

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  • 2 Manslaughter — steht für Voluntary manslaughter Involuntary manslaughter den Originaltitel des 1922 gedrehten Films Frauen auf schiefer Bahn den englischen Titel des dänischen Films Totschlag – Im Teufelskreis der Gewalt Diese Seite ist eine …

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  • 3 Manslaughter — Man slaugh ter, n. 1. The slaying of a human being; destruction of men. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The unlawful killing of a man, either in negligence or incidentally to the commission of some unlawful act, but without specific malice, or… …

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  • 4 manslaughter — (n.) mid 14c., act, crime, or sin of killing another human being, in battle or not, from MAN (Cf. man) (n.) + SLAUGHTER (Cf. slaughter) (n.). Replaced O.E. mannslæht (Anglian), mannslieht (W.Saxon), from slæht, slieht act of killing (see SLAY (Cf …

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  • 5 manslaughter — [n] killing without malicious forethought crime, foul play*, hit*, homicide, killing, murder; concept 252 …

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  • 6 manslaughter — ► NOUN ▪ the crime of killing a person without intention to do so …

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  • 7 manslaughter — [man′slôt΄ər] n. the killing of a human being by another; esp., such killing when unlawful but without malice: see also MURDER, HOMICIDE …

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  • 8 Manslaughter — For other uses, see Manslaughter (disambiguation). Homicide …

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  • 9 manslaughter — The unjustifiable, inexcusable and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation and malice. State v. Banister, Mo.App., 512 S.W.2d 843, 845. The unlawful killing of a human without any deliberation, which may be… …

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  • 10 manslaughter — The unjustifiable, inexcusable and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation and malice. State v. Banister, Mo.App., 512 S.W.2d 843, 845. The unlawful killing of a human without any deliberation, which may be… …

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  • 11 Manslaughter — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Manslaughter signifie homicide en anglais. Manslaughter est un personnage des comics Marvel ; Manslaughter est le titre original du film américain Le …

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  • 12 manslaughter — n. 1) to commit manslaughter 2) involuntary; voluntary manslaughter * * * [ mænˌslɔːtə] voluntary manslaughter involuntary involuntary to commit manslaughter …

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  • 13 manslaughter — [[t]mæ̱nslɔːtə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Manslaughter is the illegal killing of a person by someone who did not intend to kill them. [LEGAL] A judge accepted her plea that she was guilty of manslaughter, not murder …

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  • 14 manslaughter — See homicide. See homicide, manslaughter, murder …

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  • 15 manslaughter — noun (law) ADJECTIVE ▪ attempted ▪ involuntary, voluntary ▪ reckless ▪ vehicular (AmE) ▪ corporate …

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  • 16 manslaughter — man|slaugh|ter [ˈmænˌslo:tə US ˌslo:tər] n [U] law the crime of killing someone illegally but not deliberately →↑homicide, murder ↑murder ▪ She was cleared of murder but found guilty of manslaughter …

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  • 17 manslaughter — noun the jury will decide if she is guilty of manslaughter Syn: killing, murder, homicide, assassination; literary slaying …

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  • 18 manslaughter — The unlawful killing of another, without malice, and either voluntary, as when the act is committed with a real design and purpose to kill, but through the violence of sudden passion, occasioned by some great provocation, which in tenderness for… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 manslaughter — noun Date: 14th century the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice …

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  • 20 manslaughter — /man slaw teuhr/, n. 1. Law. the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought. 2. the killing of a human being by another; homicide. [1250 1300; ME; see MAN1, SLAUGHTER] * * * ▪ criminal law       in Anglo American criminal law,… …

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