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Meaning of “execution” - Learner’s Dictionary

execution

noun     /ˌeksɪˈkjuːʃən/
KILLING [C, U] the legal punishment of killing someoneDeath penalties
DOING [U] the act of doing something, such as following a plan or order: He was killed in the execution of his duties as a soldier.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
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…
(Definition of execution from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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