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executive

  
  ( executives    plural  )
1       n-count   An executive is someone who is employed by a business at a senior level. Executives decide what the business should do, and ensure that it is done.  
...an advertising executive., ...Her husband is a senior bank executive.     
2       adj   The executive sections and tasks of an organization are concerned with the making of decisions and with ensuring that decisions are carried out.  
ADJ n  
A successful job search needs to be as well organised as any other executive task..., I don't envisage I will take an executive role, but rather become a consultant on merchandise and marketing.     
3       adj   Executive goods are expensive goods designed or intended for executives and other people at a similar social or economic level.  
ADJ n  
...an executive briefcase., ...executive cars.     
4       n-sing   The executive committee or board of an organization is a committee within that organization which has the authority to make decisions and ensures that these decisions are carried out.  
the N, N n  
He sits on the executive committee that manages Lloyds..., ...the executive of the National Union of Students.     
5       n-sing   The executive is the part of the government of a country that is concerned with carrying out decisions or orders, as opposed to the part that makes laws or the part that deals with criminals.  
the N, N n  
The government, the executive and the judiciary are supposed to be separate..., The matter should be resolved by the executive branch of government.     


chief executive officer        ( chief executive officers    plural  ) The chief executive officer of a company is the person who has overall responsibility for the management of that company. The abbreviation CEO is often used.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
non-executive        ( non-executives    plural  )
1       adj   Someone who has a non-executive position in a company or organization gives advice but is not responsible for making decisions or ensuring that decisions are carried out.     (BUSINESS)   ADJ n     (Antonym: executive)    ...non-executive directors...     
2       n-count   A non-executive is someone who has a non-executive position in a company or organization.     (BUSINESS)  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.

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