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English definition of “execution”

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
(Definition of execution noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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