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1    the act or process of executing  
2    the carrying out or undergoing of a sentence of death  
3    the style or manner in which something is accomplished or performed; technique  
as a pianist his execution is poor     
a    the enforcement of the judgment of a court of law  
b    the writ ordering such enforcement  

writ of execution  
      n     (Law)   a writ ordering that a judgment be enforced  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    accomplishment, achievement, administration, carrying out, completion, consummation, discharge, effect, enactment, enforcement, implementation, operation, performance, prosecution, realization, rendering  
2    capital punishment, hanging, killing, necktie party     (informal)  
3    delivery, manner, mode, performance, rendition, style, technique  
4      (Law)   warrant, writ  

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