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|Noun||1.||executive branch - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws|
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission - a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
Manhattan Project - a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
executive agency - an agency of the executive branch of government
U.S., U.S. government, United States government, US Government, United States - the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
branch, subdivision, arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"