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execution

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌeksɪˈkjuːʃən/
the act of doing or performing something in a planned way: Effective operations managers require advanced skills in design, planning, and execution.the execution of sth The landlord may exclude the tenant from occupation, but only for a reasonable time, and only if to do so is essential for the execution of the work. the execution of an agreement/strategy/contract the execution of a deed/policy/willin execution The concept of the new Arts Centre was impressive, but it fell short in execution. →  See also writ of execution
STOCK MARKET the act of buying or selling shares, etc.: The quality of market systems is measured by the competitiveness of their pricing, the speed of execution and investor confidence in the integrity and fairness of the process. When circumstances indicate that a particular broker is in a position to obtain the best price and execution, the order is placed with that broker.
the act of being successful with your business plans: We are looking for someone who is good at planning and capable of successful execution.
Translations of “execution”
in Korean 처형…
in Arabic إِعْدام…
in Portuguese execução…
in Catalan execució…
in Japanese 死刑…
in Italian esecuzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殺死, (依法進行的)處決,處死…
in Russian казнь, исполнение, осуществление…
in Turkish idam, infaz, yapma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀死, (依法进行的)处决,处死…
in Polish egzekucja, wykonanie, wykonywanie…
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