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

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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 villain here is a tubby, mock turtleneck-wearing Bubble exec named Andrew (Rob Delaney) — basically Steve Jobs as Satan — who dreams of using the B*Bots to harvest consumer data from their owners. Peter Debruge, Variety, 9 Oct. 2021 The documents have sparked a firestorm at the company and have even led to the Senate grilling a Facebook exec over the platform's effect on young users. Aj Willingham, CNN, 4 Oct. 2021 On top of that, the former Daimler exec also leads BMW’s marketing for its electric vehicles, which have gained traction, especially in Europe. Marty Swant, Forbes, 29 Sep. 2021 Industry vet and longtime Sony exec Susan Moultrie has returned to the company as the point person for the program, serving as senior VP of artist initiatives and business administration. Jem Aswad, Variety, 30 Sep. 2021 The digital contract startup Ironclad is bringing on Operator Collective’s Leyla Seka as COO and former eBay exec Helen Wang as CFO. Fortune, 23 Sep. 2021 Stewart, his longtime manager James Dixon, showrunner Brinda Adhikari, and former HBO exec Richard Plepler are executive producing. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 30 Aug. 2021 The Beta exec sees their partnership as a way to leverage the Croatian outfit’s creative capital and knowledge of the local market with Beta’s distribution muscle and international expertise. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 8 Sep. 2021 For a while, Higgins recounts, his ire often fell on an exec called Peter Rawlinson. Jo Livingstone, The New Republic, 6 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of exec

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 Oct 2021

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“Exec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exec. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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