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Chief Executive

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noun
  1. the president of the United States.
  2. (lowercase) the governor of a U.S. state.
  3. (lowercase) the head of a government.
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Origin of Chief Executive

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for chief executive

chief executive

noun
  1. the person with overall responsibility for the efficient running of a company, organization, etc
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