Definition of lethal injection in English:

lethal injection

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  • An injection administered for the purposes of euthanasia or as a means of capital punishment: he gave the patient a lethal injection he was executed by lethal injection
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    • I'll be more than happy to administer the lethal injection.
    • Every story has a moral: exercise a combination of tact and speed when administering the lethal injection.
    • Finally, how can anyone administer the lethal injection or switch on the electric chair or whatever?

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