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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
executions‚eksɪ'kjuːʃn
noun
+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
n.
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
noun

1 killing sb as an official punishment

ADJ.

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

VERB + EXECUTION

order
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

EXECUTION + VERB

take place
A bell was tolled when executions took place.

PREP.

~ by
execution by hanging

PHRASES

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

ADJ.

successful
the successful execution of the contract

VERB + EXECUTION

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

PHRASES

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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