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man·slaugh·ter

 (măn′slô′tər)
n.
The killing of a person without malice aforethought but with either the intention to commit an unlawful act that leads to an unintended death, or with an otherwise murderous intent that is extenuated by some partial defense, such as acting under the influence of an extreme emotional disturbance occasioned by a substantial provocation on the part of the victim.

manslaughter

(ˈmænˌslɔːtə)
n
1. (Law) law the unlawful killing of one human being by another without malice aforethought. Compare murder See also homicide, malice aforethought
2. (loosely) the killing of a human being

man•slaugh•ter

(ˈmænˌslɔ tər)

n.
the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought.
[1300–50]
homicide, murder, manslaughter - The general term for the killing of a person by another is homicide; murder is either the intentional killing or the malicious killing of another, while manslaughter is the unintentional, accidental killing of another through carelessness.
See also related terms for slaughter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manslaughter - homicide without malice aforethoughtmanslaughter - homicide without malice aforethought
homicide - the killing of a human being by another human being
chance-medley - an unpremeditated killing of a human being in self defense
Translations
قَتْل غَيْر مُتَعَمَّد
zabití
manddrab
manndráp
adam öldürme

manslaughter

[ˈmænˌslɔːtəʳ] Nhomicidio m involuntario

manslaughter

[ˈmænslɔːtər] nhomicide m involontaire
to be guilty of manslaughter → être coupable d'homicide involontaire

manslaughter

[ˈmænˌslɔːtəʳ] nomicidio colposo

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.

manslaughter

n. homicidio sin premeditación.
References in classic literature ?
I suppose Martha Mulwash did not mean to kill that baby when she dosed it with Dalby and soothing syrups; but she did kill it, and was tried for manslaughter.
Is he going to make it manslaughter, or what's he going to make of it?
Sir William died in a few days, and Wingrave, on the evidence of Lumley and Ruth, was committed for manslaughter, and sent to prison for fifteen years
But this word will I say unto mine enemies: What is all manslaughter in comparison with what ye have done unto me!
Guilty of his manslaughter, you stuck pig in buttons
Beware of malice prepense, of chance-medley, and of manslaughter.
He had been tried twice; and on the second occasion the jury felt so much hesitation in convicting him, that they found a verdict of manslaughter, or murder in the second degree; which it could not possibly be, as there had, beyond all doubt, been no quarrel or provocation, and if he were guilty at all, he was unquestionably guilty of murder in its broadest and worst signification.
Murder, manslaughter, arson, forgery, swindling, house- breaking, highway robbery, larceny, conspiracy, fraud?
ere manslaughter, with a alleybi, ven all the big vigs to a man said as nothing couldn't save him.
Dean Doggett and Jamie Leyshon, both 26, admitted the manslaughter of Mr Letherby, who died on April 17 following violent scenes outside the De Winton pub in Tonypandy.
Billed as 'an experiment in theatrical VR', MansLaughter places the audience in the middle of four scenes happening around them, with most of the actors appearing in multiple scenes simultaneously.
A tearful Allan Young, 36, questioned whether the public interest was best served in attempting to convict him after he was found not guilty of the manslaughter of Michael Winn.