execution

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌek.sɪˈkjuː.ʃən/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
execution

Plural
executions

  1. Execution is the act or style of executing an action.
  2. Execution is the carrying out of a sentence of death on a condemned person.
  3. (computing) Execution is 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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