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execution

Synonyms of execution in English:

noun

  • 2 the execution of the play
    performance, presentation, rendition, rendering, staging;
    delivery, technique, style
  • 3 thousands were sentenced to execution or imprisonment
    the gibbet, the gallows, the noose, the rope, the scaffold, the guillotine, the firing squad;
    North American the (electric) chair
    informal the drop
    North American informal necktie party
    historical noyade
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