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

Examples of exec in a Sentence

a restaurant where the city's top execs like to have power lunches
Recent Examples on the Web The Hollywood Reporter connected with the busy exec for a conversation about her plans to revitalize the Wanda film brand. Mathew Scott, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 June 2024 Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann and Kristin Winkler produced the film, with Kevin Liles exec producing alongside Verhoeven, Farian and Stefan Gärtner. Matt Grobar, Deadline, 18 June 2024 Elsewhere in the discussion of the classic movie, Bacon talked about first receiving the script for the film, and not quite being on the same page with movie execs about quite how significant dancing was to the movie. Miles Berry, Peoplemag, 15 June 2024 At one point, they’re nagged by an obnoxious British record exec ready to exploit them for the U.K. market. Margaret Farrell, SPIN, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for exec 

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of exec was in 1896

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“Exec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exec. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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