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executive in Government topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexecutiveex‧ec‧u‧tive1 /ɪɡˈzekjətɪv/ ●●○ W3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BOMANAGERa manager in an organization or company who helps make important decisions 🔊 a marketing executivesenior/top executive 🔊 top executives on high salaries Chief Executive2 the executive3 PGSSO British English a group of people who are in charge of an organization and make the rules 🔊 the union’s executive
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executiveClifford, a former congressman, is now an executive for a large charity.Such an executive we call non-parliamentary or fixed.But it is not clear whether Peter Bullock, the chief executive of Neill, will be staying.Chief executives meet with legislators and constituents to discuss proposed programs and encourage their support.a senior company executiveWe were visited by a young, dynamic executive from a small computer company.a psychiatrist who specializes in executive stressCertainly, Palm is increasingly targeting not only executives but the companies they work for.He also managed personal accounts for certain senior executives of Pier 1, PairGain and other companies.Some senior executives have been accused by minority shareholders of mismanagement, nepotism, and of presiding over asset-stripping.Power is shared between three main branches of government: the executive, the legislative, and the judiciary.In theory, the civil service is the non-political arm of the executive.senior/top executiveGeneral managers and top executives work to ensure that their organizations meet these objectives.Graham Brown, vice president and treasurer; and Jack Driscoll, senior executive of corporate strategic planning.For top executives, the discount can be as high as 30 percent or 40 percent.Region by region and division by division, the company's most senior executives had been grilled about their online investment plans.Fitzsimmons was named senior executive vice president, and it appeared his coaching days were over.Only 36 percent of managers and executives received double-digit pay rises, though top executives did markedly better.