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executor

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzekjʊtər/ US   /-jəṱɚ/ LAW
someone who makes sure that things are done according to a dead person's will (= a document in which someone says who should have their money or property after they die): She died recently and I am an executor of her will.
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