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A tremendous chief executive in a small market will never be great. All great companies start with great markets.
Douglas Leone

Meaning of "chief executive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE

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conjunction
determiner
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Chief executive is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHIEF EXECUTIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chief executive officer

A chief executive officer is generally the most senior corporate officer or administrator in charge of managing a for-profit or non-profit organization. An individual appointed as a CEO of a corporation, company, organization, or agency typically reports to the board of directors. In British English, terms often used as synonyms for CEO include managing director and chief executive.

Definition of chief executive in the English dictionary

The definition of chief executive in the dictionary is the person with overall responsibility for the efficient running of a company, organization, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

chief academic officer
chief assistant
chief constable
Chief Education Officer
chief engineer
chief executive officer
chief inspector
chief inspector of schools
chief justice
chief justiceship
chief master sergeant
chief of police
Chief of Staff
chief of state
chief operating officer
chief petty officer
chief priest

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

account executive
active
attributive
consecutive
constitutive
contributive
dilutive
diminutive
distributive
evolutive
executive
Health and Safety Executive
junior executive
nonconsecutive
nonexecutive
Nuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Executive
redistributive
retributive
sales executive
senior executive
substitutive

Synonyms and antonyms of chief executive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chief executive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Find out the translation of chief executive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chief executive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chief executive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

首席执行长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

presidente ejecutivo
570 millions of speakers

English

chief executive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرئيس التنفيذي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

главный исполнительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

executivo-chefe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান নির্বাহী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chef de la direction
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketua eksekutif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chief Executive
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最高経営責任者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고 경영자 (CEO)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kepala eksekutif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giám đốc điều hành
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமை நிர்வாகி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Başkan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

amministratore delegato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szef
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

головний виконавчий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

director executiv
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διευθύνων σύμβουλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitvoerende hoof
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

VD
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konsernsjef
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chief executive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE»

The term «chief executive» is very widely used and occupies the 14.320 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chief executive

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHIEF EXECUTIVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chief executive.
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Angela Ahrendts
I don't want to be a great chief executive without being a great mum and a great wife.
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Rebekah Brooks
I was the editor of the 'News of the World;' I was the editor of the 'Sun' and chief executive.
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Jane Byrne
I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive.
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John Kenneth Galbraith
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
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Jeffrey Gitomer
The chief executive officer is also the chief sales officer. He or she is responsible for the success of the company and making a profit. The closer the CEO is to the everyday selling process, bringing in business, the more successful the company will become.
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Jonathan Grayer
I was 25 when I was made director of marketing at 'Newsweek.' I was 29 when I was made chief executive officer of Kaplan Educational Centers. I was raised to be confident.
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Marcy Kaptur
A market where chief executive officers make 262 times that of the average worker and 821 times that of the minimum-wage worker is not a market that is working well. And it is surely not working well enough to build a solid middle class.
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Jahangir Khan
You hire a chief executive, pay him, and hold him accountable after a year or two. The time for so-called honorary jobs is over. What Pakistan squash needs is results, and that can only be achieved by professionals.
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Douglas Leone
A tremendous chief executive in a small market will never be great. All great companies start with great markets.
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Joe Lhota
The mayor of New York is the chief executive of the city. It is a complex organization, and it requires the requisite skills to understand how to be the leader of the people and manage the government of N.Y.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIEF EXECUTIVE»

Discover the use of chief executive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chief executive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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What Every Chief Executive Should Know: Using Data to ...
- What's the status of our patrol car fleet? - Are citizens satisfied with our work? - What's the cost of our special programs and what are the actual benefits? Big questions that demand solid answers! This book will help you provide them!
Jon M. Shane, 2007
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Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive
This book reviews the history and development of the Election Committee (and its predecessor), discusses its ties to legislative assemblies in Hong Kong and Mainland China, and reflects on the future of the system.
Simon N.M. Young 楊艾文, Richard Cullen 高禮文, 2010
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Machiavellian Management - A Chief Executive's Guide
The book seeks to shed some light into the darker corners of the reasoning used by the powerful "corporate princes" of our own generation, in the same way that Machiavelli attempted to enlighten the dark world of power that maintained the ...
Malcolm Coxall, Guy Caswell, 2012
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A Contingency-Based View of Chief Executive Officers' Early ...
Foreword With early warning of CEOs in small and medium-sized companies, Andreas Kirschkamp has found a highly relevant and, up to this point, mainly unexplored research area as a field for his dissertation thesis.
Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer, Andreas Kirschkamp, 2008
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Bullwinkle on Business: Motivational Secrets of a Chief ...
You won't want to miss a single episode of BULLWINKLE ON BUSINESS.
John Hoover, 2013
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Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief ...
For the first time, by focusing closely on the dynamic give-and-take at the Constitutional Convention, Ray Raphael reveals how politics and personalities cobbled together a lasting, but flawed, executive office.
Ray Raphael, 2013
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University leadership: the role of the chief executive
This is a balanced empirical and theoretical study of the present state of institutional leadership in higher education.
Catherine Bargh, 2000
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Beliefs, Behaviors, and Results: The Chief Executive's Guide ...
Beliefs, Behaviors, and Results profiles how the best Fortune 200 CEOs have been able to outperform their peers and sustain superior shareholder returns by institutionalizing a set of beliefs and behaviors in their organizations.
Scott Gillis, Lee Mergy, Joe Shalleck, 2013
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... Annual Report of the Chief Executive Viticultural ...
California. State Viticultural Commission. Chief Executive Viticultural Officer. Vice -President Wetmore, from the Committee on Experimental Wine Cellar, reported that there was in the cellar a fine lot of wines selected from different parts of the ...
California. State Viticultural Commission. Chief Executive Viticultural Officer, 1890
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The 21st century ambassador: plenipotentiary to chief executive
This volume looks at the role of the ambassador in contemporary international relations and argues that it has been redefined, perhaps for the better.
Kishan S. Rana, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIEF EXECUTIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chief executive is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ex-Fonterra chief executive Craig Norgate dies
The Prime Minister and All Blacks have joined those paying respects to Fonterra's first chief executive, who has died suddenly after a medical ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
2
SurveyMonkey Names HP's Bill Veghte as Its Chief Executive
SurveyMonkey Inc. named Bill Veghte, of Hewlett-Packard Co., as chief executive officer, following the unexpected death of CEO David ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
New chief executive Martyn Phillips wants WRU to be more inclusive
The new Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips is unveiled at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Huw Evans/REX ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Handshake games are back in chief executive guessing
Handshake games are back in chief executive guessing. "Hi, I'm John Tsang Chun-wah and I'm running for chief executive." The financial ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
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Conflicted advice from advisers... and a chief executive
At a banking summit in Sydney in April one Chief Executive said "trust has disappeared in the financial advice area". Over in Europe the ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Reddit interim chief executive Ellen Pao admits 'we screwed up' as …
Reddit's interim chief executive Ellen Pao has acknowledged a "long history of mistakes" after hundreds of thousands of users of the social ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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New chief executive officer for Green Highland Renewables
Perth-based small-scale hydro power developer Green Highland Renewables has appointed senior industry executive Mark Mathieson as its ... «The Courier, Jul 15»
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Retired IBM chief executive Palmisano defends policies
It's been 3½ years since Palmisano retired as chief executive of IBM, where he spent his entire career. And though the scores were high during ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
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GKN Automotive Chief Executive Andrew Reynolds Smith To Quit …
(RTTNews.com) - GKN Plc. (GKN.L) said Andrew Reynolds Smith, Chief Executive Automotive, intends to step down from the Board on ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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Phil Walsh: Adelaide Crows chief executive Andrew Fagan …
Adelaide Crows chief executive Andrew Fagan says Saturday's return to AFL action against West Coast will not fast-track the club's healing ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»

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