- an executive, especially in business.
Origin of exec
First recorded in 1895–1900; by final shortening
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Miss China and her translator were both visibly flustered, but the best was Bravo exec Andy Cohen.15 Hilarious Pageant Moments
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If you are an NBC exec and have kids, sit down with them and watch the Times documentary on Tawana Brawley.Al Sharpton’s Long Bill of Goods, From Tawana Brawley to Primetime
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He has decided to postpone a career in car mechanics for a few years while he puts in time at Exec.Your Next Assistant May Be an App
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At least until some shrewd Fox News exec gives them their own show.We'll Miss the Hunstman Daughters the Most
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Earlier today, current News International exec Rebekah Brooks announced her own departure.Dow Chief Quits in Phone-Hack Scandal
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Alvyn Karffard, the exec, who had been with Harkaman longest of all.Space Viking
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On the other hand, an Exec would probably go all to pieces in a burner.
And, since he was the ranking Exec, he was expected to give some sort of answer.
Even the captain of the ship would only be a Class Two Exec.
Let's see, he had to produce enough for all the exec personnel in the district.Final Weapon
Everett B. Cole
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