chief executive officer


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chief executive officer

n. Abbr. CEO
The highest-ranking executive in a company or organization.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chief executive officer - the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firmchief executive officer - the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
business executive, corporate executive - an executive in a business corporation
Translations
رئيس الشَّرِكَه
výkonný ředitel
administrerende direktør
pääjohtajatoimitusjohtaja
最高経営責任者
výkonný riaditeľ
baş yönetici

chief

(tʃiːf) adjective
greatest in importance etc. the chief cause of disease.
noun
the head of a clan or tribe, or a department, business etc.
ˈchiefly adverb
mainly. She became ill chiefly because she did not eat enough.
ˌchief eˈxecutive ˌofficer noun
(also CEO) the president of a large company.
ˈchieftain (-tən) noun
the head of a clan, tribe etc.
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