executive

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1 executive /ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv/ noun
plural executives
1 executive
/ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv/
noun
plural executives
Learner's definition of EXECUTIVE
[count] : a person who manages or directs other people in a company or organization
the executive : the executive branch of a government
2 executive /ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv/ adjective
2 executive
/ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of EXECUTIVE
always used before a noun
: relating to the job of managing or directing other people in a company or organization
: of, relating to, or used by the people who manage or direct a company or organization
: responsible for making sure laws are carried out and for managing the affairs of a nation or state
compare judicial, legislative
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