electrocute

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ɪˈlektrəkjuːt/ or /əˈlektrəkjuːt/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
electrocute

Third-person singular
electrocutes

Past tense
electrocuted

Past participle
electrocuted

Present participle
electrocuting

  1. (transitive) If something is able to electrocute someone, it can kill the person by electric shock.
    Her hairdryer fell into the tub while she was bathing, and she was electrocuted.

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