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noun     executive pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] a group of people who are responsible for making important decisions in a political party, trade union etc

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

  2. 3

    the executive

    legal the part of government that makes certain that laws are being used as planned. The other two parts of government are the legislature and the judiciary.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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