EXECUTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXECUTIVE
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executive
 n.  someone in a high position, like in business or government, who makes sure that laws or rules are carried out; administrator
Classic Sentence: (201 in 14 pages)
1  And in this we have the original right and rise of both the legislative and executive power, as well as of the governments and societies themselves.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  And thus the legislative and executive power come often to be separated.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  The same holds also in regard of the federative power, that and the executive being both ministerial and subordinate to the legislative, which, as has been shewed, in a constituted commonwealth is the supreme.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  A single hereditary person, having the constant, supreme, executive power, and with it the power of convoking and dissolving the other two within certain periods of time.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  The whole executive force, including instructors and clerks, now numbers eighty-six.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
6  In my absence, Mr. Warren Logan, the treasurer, who has been at the school seventeen years, is the executive.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
7  The main executive work of the school, whether I am at Tuskegee or not, centres in what we call the executive council.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
8  In addition to the executive council there is a financial committee of six, that meets every week and decides upon the expenditures for the week.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
9  If Will were as literate as Guy, or Guy were as executive as Will, I think I could endure even Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  Juanita kissed her and in the exuberant manner of a new star presented to the executive committee her theory, "What we want in a play is humor and pep."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  But when it comes to expressive or executive functioning, I believe there is a gulf and an absolute one, between the ruling and the serving classes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
12  It would be lucky for me if I had nothing but the executive part to do.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  The major-domo departed with several attendants, to execute his master's commands.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  "Willingly, most willingly shall it be done," said Gurth, and instantly departed to execute the commission.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  And so saying he imitated the solemn and stately deportment of a friar, and departed to execute his mission.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (126 in 9 pages)
16  At the highest executive levels earnings and performance aren't always correlated.
17  The government, the executive and the judi-ciary are supposed to be separate.
18  A former company executive describes him as the embodiment of Nike's image.
19  She is a member of the party's national executive.
20  I don't envisage I will take an executive role, but rather become a consultant on merchandise and marketing.
21  The President of the US is the chief executive of the country.
22  Chief executive David Prosser said the takeover speculation was wrong and no one was sniffing around.
23  The shareholders seem to think that the executive board is overstating the case for a merger.
24  He is due to retire as chief executive next year.
25  Even as a young woman she had been perceived as a future chief executive.
26  In the US, the president is part of the executive branch of the government.
27  For the modern sales executive, a car phone is one of the tools of the trade.
28  The routine office work had all been delegated to his executive staff.
29  He is respected as a very aggressive and competitive executive.
30  She has an executive position in a finance company.