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C-level Syllabification: C-lev·el

Entry from US English dictionary

(also c-level)

Definition of C-level in English:


Denoting the executive level of a corporation: a c-level corporate officer
More example sentences
  • When the company floated a proposal this year to whip 50 to 100 execs into C-level shape, the corporate coaching industry was at a loss.
  • Any attempt to distill the concerns, preoccupations, and goals of the 143,000 C-level execs who read Chief Executive into a sound byte is impossible.
  • These days, you hear a lot of C-level executives talk about the virtues of alignment.


Early 2000s: from the fact that initialisms for jobs at this level begin with C (for chief).

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