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chief executive officer

n. Abbr. CEO
The highest-ranking executive in a company or organization.
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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
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(tʃiːf) adjective
greatest in importance etc. the chief cause of disease.
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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