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In Common Usage. execute is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: execute /ˈɛksɪˌkjuːt/ VERB
To execute someone means to kill them as a punishment.
The boy's father was executed for his crime.
- American English: execute
- Arabic: يُعْدِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: executar
- Chinese: 将…处死
- Croatian: pogubiti
- Czech: popravit
- Danish: henrette
- Dutch: executeren
- European Spanish: ejecutar
- Finnish: teloittaa
- French: exécuter
- German: hinrichten
- Greek: εκτελώ
- Italian: giustiziare
- Japanese: 処刑する
- Korean: 실행하다
- Norwegian: henrette
- Polish: wykonać
- European Portuguese: executar
- Romanian: a executa
- Russian: казнить
- Spanish: ejecutar
- Swedish: verkställa
- Thai: ประหารชีวิต
- Turkish: idam etmek
- Ukrainian: страчувати
- Vietnamese: hành hình
Definition of execute from the Collins English Dictionary
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