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CEOnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsiː.iːˈəʊ/  us   /ˌsiː.iːˈoʊ/
abbreviation for chief executive officer : the person with the most important position in a company
(Definition of CEO from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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CEOnoun [C]

abbreviation forchief executive officer
(Definition of CEO from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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CEOnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌsiːiːˈəʊ/
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE abbreviation for Chief Executive Officer: the main person responsible for managing a company, who is sometimes also the company's president or chairman of the board: Selling and Administrative units are headed-up by Senior Vice Presidents who report directly to the CEO.
(Definition of CEO from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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