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adjective [only before noun] executive pronunciation in British English /ɪɡˈzekjʊtɪv/
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  1. 1
    having the power to make important decisions in an organization or government
    the executive director of the museum
    He is a member of the executive committee.
    1. a.
      used about the power that executives have
      The secretary has no executive authority.
  2. 2
    designed for rich or important people
    an executive jet
    a new development of executive homes


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