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execution

US [ˌeksəˈkjuʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌeksɪˈkjuːʃ(ə)n]
  • n.执行;实施;实行;处决
  • Web执行力;死刑;完成
Plural Form:executions  
execution
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n.
1.
[u][c]
处决the act of killing sb, especially as a legal punishment
He faced execution by hanging for murder.
他因谋杀罪要以绞刑处死。
Over 200 executions were carried out last year.
去年执行了 200 多起死刑。
2.
[u]
实行;执行;实施the act of doing a piece of work, performing a duty, or putting a plan into action
He had failed in the execution of his duty.
他未能履行职责。
The idea was good, but the execution was poor.
这个主意倒不错,可实施情况不理想。
3.
[u]
表演;(乐曲的)演奏;(艺术品的)制作skill in performing or making sth, such as a piece of music or work of art
Her execution of the piano piece was perfect.
她把那段钢琴曲演奏得非常完美。
4.
[u]
(尤指遗嘱的)执行the act of following the instructions in a legal document, especially those in sb's will

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