Definition of electrocution noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

electrocution

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪˌlektrəˈkjuːʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˌlektrəˈkjuːʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the fact of somebody being injured or killed when electricity passes through their body Six people were drowned; five died from electrocution. He was sentenced to death by electrocution.