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exsĕcūtĭo (exec- ), ōnis, f. exsequor,
I.an accomplishing, performance, execution (post-Aug.).
I. In gen.: “instituti operis,Plin. 35, 8, 34, § 53: legis, Front. Aquaed. fin.
II. Esp.
A. In jurid. lang., a judicial prosecution, indictment: “delictorum quorundam,Dig. 47, 1, 1: “criminis, delicti,ib. 50, 16, 131 fin.; cf. ib. 178, § 2.—
B. Jurisdiction, official authority: “exsecutionem ejus negotii libens suscepit (Corbulo),Tac. A. 3, 31: “Syriae,” i. e. administration, government, id. ib. 15, 25.—
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