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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal An executive.
  • n. Informal The executive officer of a unit of the armed forces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. executive, executive officer

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of executor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the chief executive department of the United States government

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Shortening of executive (Wiktionary)

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