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Executive

Executive is a term used to define the highest-ranking individual or group of individuals reporting to a board of directors who have managerial or administrative authority for the business operations of the entire organization, business unit, or function.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Executive
- Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect; as, executive talent; qualifying for, concerned with, or pertaining to, the execution of the laws or the conduct of affairs; as, executive power or authority; executive duties, officer, department, etc.
2. Executive
- An impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body.
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