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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmanslaughterman‧slaugh‧ter /ˈmænˌslɔːtə $ -ˌslɒːtər/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 lawSCCKILL the crime of killing someone illegally but not deliberatelyhomicide, murder 🔊 She was cleared of murder but found guilty of manslaughter.
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manslaughterThe court decided there was insufficient evidence for a manslaughter charge.He's denied murdering Elizabeth Howe, but has admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.They were charged with murder and manslaughter respectively.Instead they convicted Kern, Lester, and Lad one of second-degree manslaughter and assault and acquitted Pirone of all charges.McFillin is still serving time for manslaughter.The brothers hope that if verdicts are reached, they will be convicted of lesser manslaughter charges.Wacker has denied the 58 counts of manslaughter and four counts of conspiracy against him.The driver of the train was charged with the manslaughter of 13 people.She denied murdering her husband, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter.It wasn't a particularly difficult case and we were confident we'd get it reduced to manslaughter.No name was mentioned at the time, and ten days later I was formally charged with manslaughter.