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execution   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏєksIˋkjuʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏeksiˊkjuːʃn 〕


Overview of noun execution

The noun execution has 7 senses


  • execution, executing, capital punishment, death penalty -- (putting a condemned person to death)

  • performance, execution, carrying out, carrying into action -- (the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance")

  • execution, instruction execution -- ((computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer)

  • execution, execution of instrument -- ((law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable)

  • execution, writ of execution -- (a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out)

  • execution, implementation, carrying out -- (the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order; "the agency was created for the implementation of the policy")

  • murder, slaying, execution -- (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)