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addaword.gifdefinition of executrix

a woman who is chosen by a person to execute his/her will
The actor also appointed his long-time girlfriend as the executrix of his will.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/02/2014 10:57:00
Definition of executrix from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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