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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;
    informal boss, boss man, top dog, bigwig, big wheel, big Daddy, big Chief, exec, suit
    British informal guv'nor
    North American informal numero uno, Mister Big, (head) honcho, big kahuna, big white chief, sachem, padrone
    derogatory fat cat
  • 2 the executive has increased in number
    government, legislative body
    informal top brass
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