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American English: /ɪɡˈzɛkjədɪv/
British English: /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/
, /ɛɡˈzɛkjʊtɪv/

Translation of executive in Spanish:


  • 1 (Admin, Business) 1.1 (managerial)
    executive president
    presidente ejecutivo, (presidenta ejecutiva) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The appointment of the former executive chairman of Aggreko, the power generator rentals company, was well received by analysts.
    • The new executive committee has, unlike the old, a majority of his supporters.
    • Stern is now executive vice president of business development.
    Example sentences
    • There are also significant structural impediments to presidential control of the executive branch of government.
    • The company now faces antitrust investigation by the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union.
    • The Cabinet and its members fuse political and executive functions.
    1.2 (for executives)
    para ejecutivos
    an executive car/briefcase
    un coche/un maletín de ejecutivo


  • 1 (manager)
    ejecutivo, (-va) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Did the chief executive ask the senior manager whether such cash payments had been received?
    • If you're the chief executive or managing director of a small or medium-sized company, have you asked your IT guy this specific question?
    • As for Dudley, the 33-year-old is an executive with Artistic Control Management.
  • 2 2.1 (branch of government) See examples: the executive 2.2 (person)
    autoridad (feminine) suprema
    2.3 (committee)
    (especially British English)
    comisión (feminine) directiva
    comité (masculine) ejecutivo
    the trade union executive
    la ejecutiva del sindicato
    to be on the executive
    formar parte del comité ejecutivo
    Example sentences
    • The county executive meets within the week to consider the situation, with power to make a nomination of its own.
    • True, he served on the executive of the 1922 committee until the election and has voted consistently against the extension of gay rights.
    • Public unity within the DUP executive is holding - but only by a fingernail.

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