exec

noun
ex·​ec | \ ig-ˈzek How to pronounce exec (audio) \

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a restaurant where the city's top execs like to have power lunches

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How these execs juggle work, parenting and taking a biotech public Biotech financing has been on a tear recently, pumping billions of dollars into newly public companies. San Diego Union-Tribune, "3 paths to becoming a successful female biotech CEO," 4 July 2019 Hoch and some other company execs will ring Nasdaq’s closing bell that day. Patrick Danner, ExpressNews.com, "Usio? What’s a Usio? Answer: a San Antonio tech company," 26 June 2019 Directors will also be paired with creative execs, who will provide guidance throughout the process. Sydney Scott, Essence, "Meet The Only Two Black 'Toy Story 4' Animators Who've Helped Create A Beloved Franchise," 21 June 2019 The high-profile tech exec was critical of the initiative as late as this summer, according to July emails sent by him and seen by Recode. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Uber is building tools to Uber-ize all kinds of work," 19 Oct. 2018 Editorial Director Matthew Belloni hosted an interesting AFCI panel yesterday with physical production execs. Ray Rahman, The Hollywood Reporter, "What Matters in Hollywood Today," 2 Mar. 2018 The woman is Nicole Curran, married to Golden State Warriors owner and business exec Joe Lacob. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Beyoncé Had the Most Iconic Response to a Woman Leaning Over Her to Talk to Jay-Z," 6 June 2019 At long last, at 10 a.m. PST, Apple execs will be taking the stage to announce their latest offerings. Hanna Howard, Teen Vogue, "Apple Event 2018 Live Blog: iPhone Updates, Announcements, and More," 12 Sep. 2018 Read: Gymnastics exec says she was told to keep quiet about Nassar Fernandez called 911 on May 22, 2013, to report that her son wasn't breathing. Amanda Lee Myers, USA TODAY, "Man gets death penalty for ‘animalistic’ killing, torture of 8-year-old boy," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of exec

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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