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English definition of “execution”

execution

noun [U] (ACTION)    /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/
the act of doing or performing something, especially in a planned way: Sometimes in the execution of their duty the police have to use firearms. Although the original idea was good, its execution has been disappointing.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of execution noun (ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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