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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 who has a managing or directing role in a business or government.
The company's top executives met to discuss how to increase sales.
similar words:
boss
definition 2: the branch of government that manages the business of the country and makes sure that laws are carried out.
similar words:
administration
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the ability or authority to carry out plans or ideas.
In our company, the boss has all the executive power.
definition 2: having to do with the carrying out of laws.
The executive branch of the U.S. government includes the president and his cabinet.
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