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Meaning of “executor” in the English Dictionary

"executor" in British English

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executornoun [C]

uk   /ɪɡˈzek.jʊ.tər/  us   /-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)

"executor" in American English

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executornoun [C]

 us   /ɪɡˈzek·jə·t̬ər/ law
a ​person who ​deals with the ​wishesexpressed in a will (= ​formalstatement 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)
Translations of “executor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗嘱执行人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺囑執行人…
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