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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNEXECUTED

Commissions poured in upon him, yet he left them unexecuted.

Was it one of Colin Churchill's designs for his unexecuted statues, Gwen wondered?

He also had been privy to the unexecuted plot, and was willing to tell what he knew, but knew much less to tell.

Well, that portion of it—unexecuted portion of the first sentence.

Under these circumstances, does he require the cession of Burgundy, according to the terms of the unexecuted treaty of Madrid?

If our mistress knows that her commands are unexecuted, it is we, who are but slaves, that must suffer!

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to carry into effect," from Old French executer (14c.), from Medieval Latin executare, from Latin execut-/exsecut-, past participle stem of exequi/exsequi "to follow out" (see execution). Meaning "to inflict capital punishment" is from late 15c. Related: Executed; executing.

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