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Pronunciation: /ˈeksɪkjuːt/

Translation of execute in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (carry out) [plan] ejecutar, llevar a cabo; [duties] desempeñar, ejercer*; [orders] ejecutar, cumplir; [Computing/Informática] ejecutar
    Example sentences
    • Parsons has also demonstrated vision and can effectively communicate and execute strategic plans.
    • Their orders: to start executing the plan the day the deal closes.
    • Corporate PR pros helped plan and execute the strategy.
    Example sentences
    • It executes program instructions, writes and reads information to or from memory, and accesses peripheral devices such as serial ports and disk controllers.
    • Privilege Level means that the program can execute all CPU instructions.
    • With Code Morphing, the translation process can be optimized by looking at the generated code and minimizing the number of instructions executed.
    1.2 (perform) [turn/movement/dance] ejecutar [passage] [Music/Música] interpretar
    Example sentences
    • He drove a very strong race pushing hard throughout and perfectly executing an overtaking manoeuvre over Michael that turned out to be decisive for us to finish third.
    • Occasionally, executing a standard manoeuvre such as a left turn would cause your car to shut down and refuse to restart, in which case you would need to reinstall the engine.
    • This third try was symptomatic of a day of off-load practice for Bradford as they were given maximum time and space to execute their manoeuvres.
  • 2 (put to death) [criminal/murderer] ejecutar
    Example sentences
    • Despite the proliferation of the death penalty for many new offences, less than half the people condemned to death were executed.
    • If the case against them holds up, they are likely to become the next cause célèbre in the national debate over executing people who are sentenced to death while juveniles.
    • Six hundred years to the day since he was executed for high treason, descendants of Archbishop Richard Scrope arrived from across the globe for a service at the city's cathedral to commemorate his life.
  • 3 [Law/Derecho] 3.1 (sign, seal) [legal document/contract/will] cumplir con las formalidades de 3.2 (give effect to) [will] ejecutar
    Example sentences
    • No new beneficial interest is created in favour of the appellant or anybody else, and the property remains subject to the same trusts as it did before the instrument was executed.
    • So the rights, whatever they were, were created, at least according to the language of the documents, a week before the dutiable instrument was executed.
    • Once a security instrument is executed, says GMAC, it attaches immediately to all assets covered by that instrument.

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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.