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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of executor.

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  • noun informal executive, executive officer

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

  • noun the chief executive department of the United States government

Etymologies

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Shortening of executive

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