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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French executif.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/, IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/
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AdjectiveEdit

executive (comparative more executive, superlative most executive)

  1. Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or having responsibility for the day-to-day running of an organisation, business, country, etc.
    executive act
    an executive officer
    executive government
  3. Exclusive.
    an executive bathroom

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NounEdit

executive (plural executives)

  1. A title of a chief officer or administrator, especially one who can make significant decisions on their own authority.
  2. That branch of government which is responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions, and for the day-to-day administration of the state.

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