Executive

Definition of Executive

Ex`ec´u`tive
a.1.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.
2.of or pertaining to an executive{2} or to the group of executives within an organization; as, executive compensation increased more rapidly than wages in the 1980's; the executive suite.
n.1.An impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body.
2.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

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