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Synonyms of executive in English:


  • a district assembly with executive powers
    administrative, decision-making, directorial, directing, controlling, managerial;
    professional, white-collar
  • noun

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  • 1 a top-level meeting of executives at the investment bank
    chief, head, principal, senior official, senior manager, senior administrator;
    director, managing director, MD, CEO, chief executive officer, president, chairman, chairwoman, controller;
    informalboss, boss man, top dog, bigwig, big wheel, big Daddy, big Chief, exec, suit
    British informalguv'nor
    North American informalnumero uno, Mister Big, (head) honcho, big kahuna, big white chief, sachem, padrone
    derogatoryfat cat
  • 2 the executive has increased in number
    government, legislative body
    informaltop brass
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