the executive

Definition of the executive

  1. :  the executive branch of a government matters of policy controlled by the executive

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to the execution of the laws and the conduct of public and national affairs

    :  belonging to the branch of government that is charged with such powers as diplomatic representation, superintendence of the execution of the laws, and appointment of officials and that usually has some power over legislation (as through veto) — compare judicial, legislative

    :  designed for or relating to execution or carrying into effect

  1. :  the executive branch of a government

    :  the person or persons who constitute the executive magistracy of a state

    :  a directing or controlling office of an organization

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a brief usually trivial fact

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