murder

  • 1 murder — mur·der 1 / mər dər/ n [partly from Old English morthor; partly from Old French murdre, of Germanic origin]: the crime of unlawfully and unjustifiably killing another under circumstances defined by statute (as with premeditation); esp: such a… …

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  • 2 Murder 2 — Theatrical release poster Directed by Mohit Suri Produced by …

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  • 3 murder — ► NOUN 1) the unlawful premeditated killing of one person by another. 2) informal a very difficult or unpleasant situation or experience. ► VERB 1) kill unlawfully and with premeditation. 2) informal spoil by poor performance. 3) informal,… …

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  • 4 Murder 2 — Solicita una imagen para este artículo. Título Murder 2 Ficha técnica …

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  • 5 Murder — Mur der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Murdered} (m[^u]r d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Murdering}.] [OE. mortheren, murtheren, AS. myr[eth]rian; akin to OHG. murdiren, Goth. ma[ u]r[thorn]rjan. See {Murder}, n.] 1. To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a …

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  • 6 Murder — Mur der (m[^u]r d[ e]r), n. [OE. morder, morther, AS. mor[eth]or, fr. mor[eth] murder; akin to D. moord, OS. mor[eth], G., Dan., & Sw. mord, Icel. mor[eth], Goth. ma[ u]r[thorn]r, OSlav. mr[=e]ti to die, Lith. mirti, W. marw dead, L. mors, mortis …

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  • 7 murder — [mʉr′dər] n. [ME murthir, mordre < OE & OFr: OE morthor, akin to ON morth, Goth maurthr; OFr mordre < Frank * morthr: all ult. < IE * mṛtóm < base * mer > MORTAL] 1. the unlawful and malicious or premeditated killing of one human… …

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  • 8 Murder! — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Asesinato TÍTULO ORIGINAL Murder! AÑO 1930 DURACIÓN 92 min. PAÍS Reino Unido DIRECTOR Alfred Hitchcock GUIÓN Alma Reville (Obra: Clemence Dane Helen Simpson) MÚSICA FOTOGRAFÍA Jack Cox (B W) REPARTO Herbert Marshall …

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  • 9 Murder C.O.D. — Murder C.O.D. Directed by Alan Metzger Produced by Harel Goldstein (line producer) Perry Lafferty (executive producer) May Quigley (associate producer) Fred Whitehead (producer) Written by Barbara Paul (novel Kill Fee) Andrew Peter M …

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  • 10 Murder — Sencillo de Ashlee Simpson del Álbum Bittersweet World Lanzado Formato Grabación 2007 Género Duración …

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  • 11 murder — [n] killing annihilation, assassination, blood, bloodshed, butchery, carnage, crime, death, destruction, dispatching, felony, foul play*, hit*, homicide, knifing, liquidation, lynching, manslaughter, massacre, off*, offing*, one way ticket*, rub… …

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  • 12 Murder — • Signifies, in general, the killing of a human being. In practice, however, the word has come to mean the unjust taking away of human life, perpetrated by one distinct from the victim and acting in a private capacity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin …

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  • 13 murder — vb *kill, slay, assassinate, dispatch, execute …

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  • 14 Murder — Murderer redirects here. For other uses, see Murderer (disambiguation). For other uses, see Murder (disambiguation) …

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  • 15 murder — mur|der1 W2S3 [ˈmə:də US ˈmə:rdər] n [Origin: Partly from Old English morthor, partly from Old French murdre] 1.) [U and C] the crime of deliberately killing someone →↑manslaughter ▪ On the night the murder was committed , he was out of the… …

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  • 16 murder — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ barbaric, brutal, grisly, gruesome, horrific, savage, terrible, vicious, violent ▪ …

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  • 17 murder — The unlawfuj killing of a human being by another with malice aforethought, either express or implied. Com. v. Carroll, 194 A.2d 911, 914. The crime is defined by statute in most states (e.g. Calif. Penal Code, No. 187). The Model Penal Code… …

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  • 19 murder — 1 noun 1 (C, U) the crime of deliberately killing someone: He is charged with the horrific murder of two young boys. | commit (a) murder: 4600 murders were committed in the US in 1975. | the murder weapon compare manslaughter 2 (U) unnecessary… …

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  • 20 murder — I UK [ˈmɜː(r)də(r)] / US [ˈmɜrdər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms murder : singular murder plural murders *** the crime of killing someone deliberately The jury found him guilty of murder. a murder investigation/charge/conviction commit… …

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