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executive

ex·ec·u·tive

executive

 
pronunciation:
ihg ze ky tihv
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person in authority within a corporation, government, or other organization; one who is responsible for managing or directing.
High level decisions are made by the company executives.
similar words:
boss
definition 2: the administrative branch of a government.
similar words:
administration
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or pertaining to the authority to put plans or decisions into effect.
He did not have the executive power to make such a change.
similar words:
administrative
definition 2: of or pertaining to the carrying out of laws and public affairs.
The executive branch of the U.S. government includes the president and his cabinet.
definition 3: of or pertaining to an executive.
Flying first class is an executive privilege in our company.
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