Synonyms of 'executive'
a person or group responsible for the administration of a project or businessa senior bank executive
the branch of government responsible for carrying out laws, decrees, etc.the executive of the National Union of Students
He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
The Government has insisted that confidence is needed before the economy can improve.
The management is doing its best to control the situation.
What most people want to see is determined, decisive action and firm leadership.
having the function of carrying plans, orders, laws, etc., into effectShe sits on the executive committee of the company.
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in the sense of director
a member of the governing board of a business, trust, etc.He is the director of the unit.
in the sense of governing
The league became the governing body for amateur fencing in the US.
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