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

Example Sentences

a restaurant where the city's top execs like to have power lunches
Recent Examples on the Web The development adds pressure as the company faces a two-year ticking clock to find a successor for Iger, an effort led by Disney’s new chairman, Nike exec Mark Parker. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Jan. 2023 Apple Fitness+ exec Jay Blahnik says that users should try customizing workouts by setting goals for segments and more. José Adorno, BGR, 8 Dec. 2022 The 76-year-old singer is currently dating Alexander Edwards, a 36-year-old music exec and rapper. Vulture, 2 Dec. 2022 Former Mackage exec Elisa Dahan is launching a new knitwear brand that harnesses a patent-pending innovative technology to create form-sculpting sumptuous knits and tailoring. The Editors, Town & Country, 11 Nov. 2022 Episode two dramatizes the industry reaction, introducing music exec Per Sundin (Ulf Stenberg), a man trying to protect what’s left of an ever-dwindling pie, instantly characterized by his living-room jukebox. Mike Mccahill, Variety, 21 Oct. 2022 Over the weekend, Ye announced his return to Twitter by taking a swipe at Meta exec Mark Zuckerberg in the wake of his Instagram account being locked for making an anti-Semitic post. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 11 Oct. 2022 But when former Netflix exec Mitch Lowe came on board as CEO in 2016, Time reports the company was losing around $50,000-$110,000 per month and was struggling to pick up traction from investors. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 23 Aug. 2022 But video call-ins from Arizona governor hopeful Kari Lake and MyPillow exec Mike Lindell — plus an eclectic mix of songs from Les Mis and Phantom of the Opera — kept energy at the outdoor rally relatively stable. Isaac Yu, Journal Sentinel, 6 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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 30 Jan. 2023.

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