Definitions for Executiveɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ex•ec•u•tiveɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv(n.)
a person or group having administrative or supervisory authority in an organization.
the person or group in whom the supreme executive power of a government is vested.
the executive branch of a government.
(adj.)of, pertaining to, or suited for carrying out plans, duties, etc.:
pertaining to or charged with the execution of laws or the administration of public affairs:
designed for or used by executives.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of executive:
1400–50; < ML execūtīvus < L execūt(us), ptp. of ex(s)equī (see execute )
executive, executive director(noun)
a person responsible for the administration of a business
persons who administer the law
someone who manages a government agency or department
having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.
"the executive branch"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
executive(noun)ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv
sb with a very high-level position in a company
executive(adjective)ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv
relating to business executives or their duties
executiveɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv
relating to the head of a country and his or her duties
executive duties; the executive branch of government
executiveɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv
expensive and high-class
A title of a chief officer or administrator, especially one who can make significant decisions on her/his own authority.
That branch of government which is responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions, and for the day-to-day administration of the state.
Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect.
Of, pertaining to, or having responsibility for the day-to-day running of an organisation, business, country, etc.; as, an executive act, an executive officer, executive government.
Origin: From executif.
designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect; as, executive talent; qualifying for, concerned with, or pertaining to, the execution of the laws or the conduct of affairs; as, executive power or authority; executive duties, officer, department, etc
an impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body
The Roycroft Dictionary
A man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1319
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2033
Rank popularity for the word 'Executive' in Nouns Frequency: #507
Translations for Executive
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(in a business organization etc) concerned with management
- executivoPortuguese (BR)
- ledende; administrerende; udførendeDanish
- de directionFrench
- manajemen, pelaksanaIndonesian
- framkvæmda-, stjórnunar-Icelandic
- organizacinis, vadovavimoLithuanian
- organizatora-; vadības-Latvian
- ledende, administrerende, administrativNorwegian
- de conducereRomanian
- týkajúci sa riadeniaSlovak
- administrativ, chefs-Swedish
- yönetimle ilgiliTurkish
- 管理的，執行的，行政管理的Chinese (Trad.)
- 管理的Chinese (Simp.)
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