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executive

1 noun
     
ex‧ec‧u‧tive1 S3 W2 [countable]
1BO a manager in an organization or company who helps make important decisions:
a marketing executive
senior/top executive
top executives on high salaries
Chief Executive
2

the executive

PG the part of a government that makes sure decisions and laws work well judiciary, legislature
3PGSSO 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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