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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. execution: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. execution: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. execution: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. execution: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. execution: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. execution: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Execution, execution: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. execution: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. execution: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. execution: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. execution: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. execution: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. execution: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. execution: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. execution: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. execution: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Execution (The Twilight Zone), Execution (computers), Execution (computing), Execution (disambiguation), Execution (legal), Execution (novel), Execution (painting), Execution, The Execution: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Execution: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. execution: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. execution: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. execution: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. execution: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Execution: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. execution: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. execution: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. execution: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. execution: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. execution: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  29. execution: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (16 matching dictionaries)
  1. Execution: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. execution: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. execution: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. execution: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  5. execution: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Execution: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  7. EXECUTION, execution: Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology [home, info]
  8. Execution: Harvey Financial [home, info]
  9. Execution: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  10. EXECUTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  11. Execution: Investopedia [home, info]
  12. Execution: INSOLVENCY [home, info]
  13. Execution (legal), execution: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  14. Execution: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  15. execution: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  16. Execution: WashingtonPost.com: Business [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. execution: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. execution: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. Execution (legal), execution: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. execution: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Execution: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. execution: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. execution: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (execution)

noun:  the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
noun:  putting a condemned person to death
noun:  a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out
noun:  (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable
noun:  (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
noun:  the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
noun:  unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

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