[ see-lev-uhl ]
/ ˈsiˌlɛv əl /


noting or relating to executives at the highest management level in an organization, usually having titles beginning with the letter C or the word Chief: C-level retail executives; C-level positions such as CEO and CFO.


an executive or executives at this level in an organization:the company’s C-levels; ways to pitch your ideas to the C-level.

Origin of C-level

First recorded in 2000–05
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