exec

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

Definition of exec

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 Marvel exec said at Hall H last week revealed the purpose of the movies and TV shows the studio released so far. Chris Smith, BGR, 31 July 2022 The structure is expected to remain the same with a new exec taking over Groom’s role, which together with Aissa, consists of more than 200 unscripted shows. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 July 2022 The exec said all the marketing content was created in partnership with Illumination. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 8 July 2022 Ascheim is the second WarnerMedia exec to be shown the door following the Warner Bros. Discovery reorganization, with TNT, TBS and TruTV GM Brett Weitz also leaving the company. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 May 2022 In a later 1980s timeline, Sunja's grandson Solomon is a successful finance exec. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Mar. 2022 Former Nickelodeon exec Sharon Kroll Cohen has been tapped to head up marketing for Sensical, a new streaming service geared toward kids 2-10. Michael Schneider, Variety, 3 Dec. 2021 Nicole on the mainland is a high-powered tech exec; Nicole on vacation is tidying the room and cruise-directing her family’s R&R. Amanda Whiting, Vulture, 11 July 2021 Sharon Horgan plays an Irish school teacher who gets pregnant after a several-night stand with an American advertising exec played by Rob Delaney. Amy Mackelden, ELLE, 30 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of exec

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Aug 2022

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“Exec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exec. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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