Chief Executive

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chief executive

1. Chief Executive The President of the United States.
2. A principal executive official, such as the leader of a nation's government or the governor of a state.
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chief executive

(Professions) the person with overall responsibility for the efficient running of a company, organization, etc
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Chief′ Exec′utive

1. the president of the United States.
2. (l.c.) the governor of a U.S. state.
3. (l.c.) the head of a government.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chief Executive - the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States governmentChief Executive - the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning"
executive branch, Executive Office of the President - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
chief of state, head of state - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
2.Chief Executive - the office of the United States head of state; "a President is elected every four years"
presidentship, presidency - the office and function of president; "Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"
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chief executive

chief executive officer (Am) ndirettore m generale
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