Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “electrocute”

electrocute

verb [T often passive]
 
 
/ɪˈlek.trə.kjuːt/
to kill someone by causing electricity to flow through their body
使觸電死亡;用電刑處死
He was electrocuted when he touched the bare wires.
他碰到了那根裸線,觸電身亡。
Death penaltiesKillingMurder and attempted murder
electrocution
 
 
/ɪˌlek.trəˈkjuː.ʃən/ noun [C or U]
Death penaltiesKillingMurder and attempted murder
(Definition of electrocute from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “electrocute” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

blueprint

a photographic copy of an early plan for a building or machine

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More