Chief Executive

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Origin of Chief Executive

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Related Words for chief executive

leader, premier, president, chancellor, dewan, doge

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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