Part of speech: noun

The act of executing; performance; enforcement; signing, as of a deed; capital punishment; a judicial writ.

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Usage examples "execution":

  1. She had already a vague plan in her head that she believed an excellent one, and which she could put into execution immediately. - "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
  2. Do you remember that at that execution the Emperor said that the perfect soldier has no conscience or reason? - "Captain Jinks, Hero", Ernest Crosby.
  3. Many curious particulars in the design and execution of the original work have been observed in the course of the restoration, but these cannot here be noticed. - "The Earth as Modified by Human Action", George P. Marsh.