Meaning of “executor” in the English Dictionary

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"executor" in British English

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executornoun [ C ]

uk /ɪɡˈzek.jə.tər/ us /ɪɡˈzek.jə.t̬ɚ/ specialized

someone who makes sure that things are done according to the wishes in a dead person's will

(Definition of “executor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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executornoun [ C ]

us /ɪɡˈzek·jə·t̬ər/ law

a person who deals with the wishes expressed in a will (= formal statement of what will happen to a dead person’s money and property)

(Definition of “executor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"executor" in Business English

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executornoun [ C ]

uk /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.

(Definition of “executor” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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