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 Jennifer Spear is a recovering corporate exec who works with leaders and organizations to lead UnScripted and take advantage of change. Jennifer Spear, Forbes, 27 May 2021 Tapping into mounting disapproval in Japan (and elsewhere), SoftBank's Masayoshi Son is the latest high-profile exec to question the logic of holding the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 24 May 2021 Colin, played with powerful mood swings by John Benjamin Hickey, is a tech exec recently released from jail for financial crimes. BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2021 The Tesla exec went as far as to remind people that his days at PayPal qualify him to talk about how money works. Chris Smith, BGR, 16 May 2021 As Gil moves to his new role, another Transwestern exec is headed to CBRE. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 4 May 2021 On Friday, parent company ByteDance said CFO Shouzi Chew would take over CEO of TikTok from Vanessa Pappas who filled the position on an interim basis after former Disney exec Kevin Mayer quit. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 3 May 2021 The Facebook Watch series, which Cox exec-produces, returns on Mother's Day (May 9). Julie Jordan, PEOPLE.com, 3 May 2021 Her new line Covey Skin, co-founded with Google exec Christina Uribe, launched with just three products that make for an easy, on-the-go routine. Tatjana Freund, Marie Claire, 29 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of exec

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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5 Jun 2021

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“Exec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exec. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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