culpable homicide

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Used other than as an idiom: see culpable, homicide.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'culpable homicide':

culpable homicideHomicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder; unlawful killing of a human being which does not constitute murder.
culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.
culpable homicide(Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.
culpable homicide(Scotland, law) Manslaughter.
culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.
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