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Definitions of executive:

part of speech: noun

An official, or body, charged with carrying the laws into effect; the administrative branch of a government.

part of speech: noun

The officer, whether king, president, or other chief magistrate, who superintends the execution of the laws: the person or persons who administer the government: executive power or authority in government: in the U. S. the President, the governors of States, the mayors of cities, etc.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the governing body; administrative; active; efficient in carrying out plans.

part of speech: noun

He or those who administer the government; the governing person or body.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to the governing body.

part of speech: adjective

Having the quality of executing or performing; designed or fitted for execution or carrying into effect; as, executive power or authority, an executive officer: hence, in government, executive is used in distinction from legislative and judicial- the body that deliberates and enacts laws is legislative; the body that judges or applies the laws to particular cases is judicial; the body or person who carries the laws into effect, or superintends the enforcement of them, is executive.

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