• IPA: /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/


  1. The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).
  2. The state of being accomplished.
    The mission's successful execution lifted the troops' morale.
  3. The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.
  4. (legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.
  5. (legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
  6. (computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.
    The entire machine slowed down during the execution of the virus checker.
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  • Portuguese: execução
  • Russian: выполне́ние

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