top brass


: the people in the highest positions in an organization (such as the military or a business)
Navy top brass met earlier today.
often used with the
The (company) top brass have/has decided that no action is necessary.

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Recent Examples on the Web Bankman-Fried and his cadre of executives were prodigious donors, with CoinDesk finding that one in three members of Congress received direct donations from the top brass at FTX. Byleo Schwartz, Fortune Crypto, 23 Feb. 2023

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“Top brass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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