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Definitions of execution:
  • noun:   the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
  • noun:   putting a condemned person to death
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   (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
  • noun:   (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
  • noun:   the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
  • noun:   unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

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