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English definition of “execute”

execute

verb [T]  /ˈek·sɪˌkjut/ us  

execute verb [T] (DO)

to do or perform something planned: Now that we have approval, we can go ahead and execute the plan.

execute verb [T] (KILL)

to kill someone as a legal punishment
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