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electrocute in Medicine topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelectrocutee‧lec‧tro‧cute /ɪˈlektrəkjuːt/ verb [transitive usually passive]  1 TPEM British English if someone is electrocuted, they are injured or killed by electricity passing through their body Last week a housewife was electrocuted by her washing machine.2 to kill someone using electricity Grammar Electrocute is usually passive.electrocution /ɪˌlektrəˈkjuːʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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electrocuteOne day a cable shorted and they were electrocuted.He kept her prisoner in her own home and threatened to electrocute her on a sunbed and burn her with an iron.Animation is fair, but the scene where the dragon flies into a storm cloud and is electrocuted is positively brain-bending!