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English definition of “execution”

execution

noun [U] (ACTION)    /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/
the act of doing or performing something, especially in a planned way: Sometimes in the execution of their duty the police have to use firearms . Although the original idea was good, its execution has been disappointing .Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of execution noun (ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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