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executor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
executorex‧ec‧u‧tor /ɪɡˈzekjətə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCLsomeone who deals with the instructions in someone’s will
Examples from the Corpus
executorHe was a gang leader, the most resourceful designer and executor of all manner of dangerous fun.Instructions for my next of kin and executors upon my death.Her executors are two of the respondents to this application.The canvas bought by Washington was sent to Sotheby's by the executors of the Countess Beauchamp.The executors of the earlier will sought the court's pronouncement for the validity of the 1978 will.A solicitor can both draw up your will and act as your executor if you so wish.Executorship - a Solicitor's Services Your executor is the person who takes charge of administering your estate after death.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexecutorex‧ec‧u‧tor /ɪgˈzekjətə-ər/ noun [countable] LAW a person, lawyer, or bank that deals with the instructions in someone’s WILL (=a document that says who should receive their property after they die)His executors hope that the money raised by the painting will pay off the last of his debts.The major banks now provide insurance, security-dealing, trustee and executor services.
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