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executive

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

suited for or relating to the directing of things
  • the executive skills needed to manage a large business office

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executive

noun

Synonyms of executive (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who manages or directs something
  • a program that teaches company executives how to better manage their staffs

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The first known use of executive was in 1649

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“Executive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/executive. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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