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1. Of or relating to execution or administration; executive.
2. In effect; operative.
3. Law Requiring something to be done or to happen before being fulfilled, as a contract.
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(ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ; -trɪ)
1. (Law) (of a law, agreement, etc) coming into operation at a future date; not yet effective: an executory contract.
2. executive; administrative
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(ɪgˈzɛk yəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

1. executive.
2. ordered to be executed or carried out.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
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