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chief executive officer

noun [C]  us   /ˈtʃif ɪɡˈzek·jə·t̬ɪv ˈɔ·fə·sər, ˈɑf·ə-/ (short form chief executive, , abbreviation CEO)
the top manager in a company who has the greatest responsibility and makes the most important decisions
Translations of “chief executive officer”
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司)首席執行官,總裁…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司)首席执行官,总裁…
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