from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The highest-ranking executive in a company or organization, responsible for carrying out the policies of the board of directors on a day-to-day basis.
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- n. The highest-ranking corporate officer or executive officer of a corporation, company, or agency, responsible for carrying out the policies of the board of directors on a day-to-day basis; CEO
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
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