be put to death

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Definition of be put to death

: to be killed at a scheduled time by someone who is legally allowed to do so a serial killer who was put to death for the murder of 28 people The dog that attacked the children was later put to death.

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“Be put to death.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20put%20to%20death. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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