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1. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] a person responsible for the administration of a business.

Synonyms

  • rainmaker
  • Surgeon General
  • corporate executive
  • executive director
  • business executive
  • government minister
  • administrator
  • vice president
  • V.P.
  • decision maker

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] persons who administer the law.

Synonyms

  • Clinton administration
  • Reagan administration
  • brass
  • authorities
  • regime
  • Carter administration
  • organisation
  • government
  • governing body
  • governance
  • administration
  • establishment
  • organization

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • layman
  • idle

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] someone who manages a government agency or department.

Synonyms

  • Director of Central Intelligence
  • prefect
  • head
  • DCI
  • triumvir
  • top dog
  • commissioner
  • administrator
  • Secretary General

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. clemency

noun. ['ˈklɛmənsi'] good weather with comfortable temperatures.

Synonyms

  • softness
  • good weather
  • mildness

Antonyms

  • hardness
  • incompressibility
  • fitness
  • good health

Etymology

  • clementia (Latin)

5. clemency

noun. ['ˈklɛmənsi'] leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice.

Synonyms

  • re-sentencing
  • amnesty
  • leniency
  • respite
  • reprieve
  • lenience
  • commutation
  • pardon
  • mercifulness
  • quarter
  • free pardon

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • unpermissiveness
  • front
  • multiply

Etymology

  • clementia (Latin)

Example sentences of the word executive-clemency


1. Noun Phrase
To apply for this kind of executive clemency, you normally must wait until five years after release from your current confinement.

2. Noun Phrase
The same concepts apply to gubernatorial pardon letters as to executive clemency applications: Express understanding of and remorse for what you did and outline exemplary behavior since conviction.

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