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Noun: executive  ig'ze-kyu-tiv or eg'ze-kyu-tiv
  1. A person responsible for the administration of a business
    - executive director, exec
     
  2. A person who administers the law
     
  3. Someone who manages a government agency or department
    - administrator
Adjective: executive  ig'ze-kyu-tiv or eg'ze-kyu-tiv
  1. Having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
    "the executive branch"

Derived forms: executives

Type of: administration, administrator, brass, chief, decision maker, establishment, governance, governing body, head, organisation [Brit], organization, top dog

Part of: authorities, government, regime

Encyclopedia: Executive