Definition of exec in English:

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exec

Pronunciation: /iɡˈzek/

noun

informal
An executive: top execs
More example sentences
  • In the past, they say, he has held on to top execs long after they needed to be replaced.
  • It was all part of some pre-dinner entertainment for a group of top execs and managers from a large retail chain.
  • Six of the top 10 earning chief execs in the US run IT companies, according to Forbes.

Origin

Late 19th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with exec

beck, bedeck, check, cheque, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck, Québec, rec, reck, sec, sneck, spec, speck, spot-check, tec, tech, Toulouse-Lautrec, trek, wreck

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Syllabification: ex·ec

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