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The list of stockholders had read like a list of IP heroes and executives.

Offices of executives should be located with reference to their duties.

All of which of course is from the point of view of the executives, and not at all from that of their workers.

This was an inevitable result of the intensive pressure of responsibility on executives.

They select the executives, bribe the legislatures, and corrupt the courts of justice.

He insisted that the executives of the departments should follow the same rule.

Sometimes these two Executives are concordant, sometimes discordant.

It is rather as admirers than as executives that they shine.

Artists and executives often have their knowledge in this state.

He had wanted to bring the young man to Government City to show him off before the Executives.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "performed, carried out;" 1640s, "of the branch of government that carries out the laws," from Middle French executif, from Latin executivus, from past participle stem of exequi (see execution). The noun in this sense is from 1776, as a branch of government. Meaning "businessman" is 1902 in American English. Executive privilege is attested by 1805, American English.

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