Executive is defined as someone or something with administrative or managerial authority.(adjective)
An example of executive is the CEO of a company.
The definition of an executive is a person who has the authority to carry out administrative or managerial duties.(noun)
An example of executive is Barack Obama.
See executive in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML executivus < L executus: see executor
See executive in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, to be carried out
Origin: , from Old French exécutif
Origin: , from executer, to carry out; see execute.
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