how to pronounce manslaughter


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manslaughter is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of manslaughter in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… he was guilty of manslaughter but not …”

meanings of manslaughter


  1. The unlawful killing of a human, either in negligence or incidentally to the commission of some unlawful act, but without specific malice, or upon a sudden excitement of anger.
  2. The slaying of a human being.

manslaughter frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word manslaughter occurs in english on average 5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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