electrocute Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"electrocute" in British English

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electrocuteverb [T often passive]

uk   us   /ɪˈlek.trə.kjuːt/
to ​kill someone by ​causingelectricity to ​flow through ​theirbody: He was electrocuted when he ​touched the ​barewires.
electrocution
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪˌlek.trəˈkjuː.ʃən/
(Definition of electrocute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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electrocuteverb [T]

 us   /ɪˈlek·trəˌkjut/
to ​sendelectricity through someone’s ​body, causing ​death
electrocution
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪˌlek·trəˈkju·ʃən/
(Definition of electrocute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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