executor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman executour, from Latin executor, agent noun of exequor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (of a will): IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɚ/
  • (other senses): IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtɚ/, /ˈɛɡzɪˌkjuːtɚ/

Noun[edit]

executor (plural executors)

  1. A person who carries out some task.
  2. (law) Someone appointed by a testator to administer a will; an administrator.
  3. (obsolete) An executioner.

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Noun[edit]

executor m (plural executores)

  1. executor