death warrant

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of death warrant

1 : a warrant for the execution of a death sentence

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DEATH WARRANT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of death warrant for English Language Learners

  • : an official document ordering a person to be killed as a punishment


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see warrant

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