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noun American English pronunciation: executive /ɪɡˈzekjətɪv/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a senior manager in a business or other organization

    a meeting with some of the company's top executives

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] a group of people who are responsible for making important decisions in a political party, labor union, etc.

    This matter will be decided by the party's national executive.

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