executed executed  /ˈɛk sə ˌkju təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) put to death as punishment

Usage(s):

  • A bold new study exhumes the case of fascist writer Robert Brasillach, executed by the French in 1945.

News

  1. OK man executed for elderly couple's death

    OK man executed for elderly couple's death
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Reno

  2. James Lewis DeRosa Executed In Oklahoma After Being Convicted Of Killing Couple

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Oklahoma executed a 36-year-old man on Tuesday for the October 2000 stabbing deaths of a couple on whose ranch he had worked. James Lewis DeRosa was killed by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. He was the second inmate the state executed this year.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Man to be executed for elderly couple’s murder

    POTEAU, Okla. – A man convicted of murdering an elderly couple in Le Flore County is to be executed Tuesday....
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4

Quotes

  1. In a statement written in advance, Bush said Hussein "was executed after receiving a fair trial - the kind of justice he denied the victims of his brutal regime."
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Calvin Klein has always put forth such beautifully executed campaigns," Saldana said. "It's very exciting for me to be associated with such an iconic, globally recognized brand."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Zoe Saldana Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  3. Al-Bandar told Ghazawi that he "wished to have been executed with President Saddam," the lawyer said.
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Awad Hamed al-Bandar Source: International Herald Tribune

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