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chief executive

noun

: the president of a country

: the governor of a U.S. state

Full Definition of CHIEF EXECUTIVE

:  a principal executive: as
a :  the president of a republic
b :  the governor of a state
c :  ceo

Examples of CHIEF EXECUTIVE

  1. The President is the chief executive of the U.S.

First Known Use of CHIEF EXECUTIVE

1793

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