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"
of or pertaining to an executive or to the group of executives within an organization; as, executive compensation increased more rapidly than wages in the 1980's; the executive suite.
a person who has administrative authority over an organization or division of an organization; a manager, supervisor or administrator at a high level within an organization; as, all executives of the company were given stock options
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
Origin: [Cf.F. excutif.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
A man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right.
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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
The numerical value of executive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of executive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of executive in a Sentence
There's simply no substitute for executive experience.
They're saying I can do it just with an executive order.
The final decision by Executive Board has been taken already.
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Peter is a very competent chief executive and he is running the bank.
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Translations for executive
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- изпълнителен, изпълнителна властBulgarian
- výkonný ředitel, exekutiva, moc výkonná, výkonnýCzech
- Exekutive, exekutivGerman
- διοικητικό στέλεχοςGreek
- liikkeenjohdollinen, toimeenpaneva, johtaja, toimeenpaneva elinFinnish
- exécutif, cadre, administrateur, gestionnaire, directeurFrench
- uitvoerende machtDutch
- beehazʼą́ąnii biłʼoʼnishjíNavajo, Navaho
- [[исполнительный, исполнительный, [[исполнительный]] [[директор]], администраторRussian
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