Executive

A group of up to 10 councillors that controls the day-to-day running of a council. Made up either of a Westminster-style cabinet with a leader elected by the council, a mayor with a cabinet or a mayor and a powerful city manager.
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executive

[Noun] A person in a high position at a company.
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executive

[adj] - having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc. 2. [n] - a person responsible for the administration of a business 3. [n] - persons who administer the law
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executive

One of the three branches of government, the others being the legislature and the judiciary. In a sovereign ...
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Executive

Ex·ec'u·tive adjective [ Confer F. exécutif .] 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
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Executive

Ex·ec'u·tive noun 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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executive

adjective having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc.; `the executive branch`
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executive

executive director noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
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Executive

• (a.) 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. • (n.) An impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who admin...
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executive

(from the article `business organization`) The markets that corporations serve reflect the great variety of humanity and human wants; accordingly, firms that serve different markets exhibit ... Classical economists made no distinction between the manager and the entrepreneur, the person who brings together land, labour, and capital and ...
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Executive

[management] The Cape Verdean Island of São Vicente São Vicente (Portuguese for `Saint Vincent`), also Son Visent or Son Sent in Cape Verdean Creole, is one of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. It is located between the islands of Santo Antão and Santa Luzia, with the Canal de São Vicente separating it from Santo Antão. The island ...
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executive

A small group of elected officials who direct the policy process, and oversee the vast array of departments and agencies of government.
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executive

executive, one who carries out the will or plan of another person or of a group. In government, the term refers not only to the chief administrative officer but to all others who execute the laws and to them as a group. In modern government, the executive also formulates and carries out governmental...
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Executive

[government] The executive is the part of government that has sole authority and responsibility for the daily administration of the state. The executive branch executes or enforces the law. The division of power into separate branches of government is central to the idea of the separation of powers. The separation of powers system is design...
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