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executioner

noun [C] uk   /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən.ər/  us   //
someone whose job is to execute criminals
Translations of “executioner”
in Korean 사형 집행인…
in Arabic جَلاد, عَشماوي (مصر)…
in Portuguese carrasco, -a…
in Catalan botxí…
in Japanese 死刑執行人…
in Italian boia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 劊子手, 行刑者…
in Russian палач…
in Turkish cellât…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刽子手, 行刑人…
in Polish kat…
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