Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
execution /,eksi'kju:ʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự thực hiện, sự thi hành, sự thừa hành, sự chấp hành
    • sự thể hiện; sự biểu diễn (bản nhạc...)
    • (pháp lý) sự làm thủ tục để cho có giá trị (hiệp ước, giao kèo...)
    • sự hành hình
    • sức phá hoại, sức tàn phá (bằng) sức làm chết mê chết mệt
      • to do execution: gây tàn phá; (nghĩa bóng) làm chết mê chết mệt
Concise Dictionary
+putting a condemned person to death
+the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
+(computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
+(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
+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
+the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
+unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 accomplishment, performance, carrying out, doing, discharge, dispatch or despatch, implementation, prosecution, realization, enactment:
His drinking interferes with the execution of his responsibilities.
2 completion, fulfilment, consummation, achievement, attainment, implementation, bringing about, administration, pursuance:
The company will pay ten thousand dollars upon execution of the agreement.
3 killing, capital punishment; assassination, murder, removal, liquidation, slaying:
The traitor's execution is tomorrow. There has been another gangland style execution.
4 skill, art, mastery, technique, style, manner, mode, touch, approach, delivery, rendering, rendition, production:
The cellist's execution was superb.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U, C] the act of killing sb, especially as a legal punishment: He faced execution by hanging for murder. + Over 200 executions were carried out last year.
2 [U] (formal) 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. + The idea was good, but the execution was poor. + The company is liable for any damage caused by faulty execution of the building work.
3 [U] (formal) skill in performing or making sth, such as a piece of music or work of art: Her execution of the piano piece was perfect.
4 [U] (law) the act of following the instructions in a legal document, especially those in sb's WILL: The solicitors are proceeding with the execution of her mother's will.
Idioms see STAY n.
Collocation Dictionary

1 killing sb as an official punishment


public | mass | judicial | extrajudicial | summary | political | mock


The tribunal ordered the execution of 42 coup plotters.
| carry out
Executions were carried out in the prison yard.
| face
If caught, the men could face execution.
| await
prisoners who are on death row awaiting execution
| suffer
(formal) She was taken prisoner and suffered eventual execution.
| attend, watch, witness


take place
A bell was tolled when executions took place.


~ by
execution by hanging


a stay of execution
(= a delay in an execution being carried out)The judge had granted a stay of execution.

2 carrying out a plan/order


the successful execution of the contract


stay, suspend
The court has discretion to stay or suspend execution of the order.


the execution of your duty
She was charged with obstruction of a police officer in the execution of his duty.
| a stay of execution
(= a delay in an order being carried out)

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