Legal Definition and Related Resources of Executive

Meaning of Executive

That power in the government which causes the laws to be executed and obeyed. The officer in whom the executive power is vested. The constitution of the United States directs that “the executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America.” Article 2, § 1. See Story, Const, bk. 3, c. 36.


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Meaning of Executive in Political Science

A very basic notion of Executive related to the United States’election law is provided here: A person or group having the power to carry out the plans and duties of a group; for example, a president


Legal English Vocabulary: Executive in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term executive into Spanish: ejecutivo (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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Employment And Working Conditions > Labour market > Socioprofessional category

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