Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “non-executive”


adjective [before noun] (also nonexecutive)
(also informal non-exec) MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
relating to a non-executive: Baker is to be non-executive chairman at Medeva. a non-executive role/board seat/post
(Definition of non-executive adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of non-executive?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “non-executive”

Word of the Day


a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More