executive

a.

  1. Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect; as, executive talent; qualifying for, concerned with, or pertaining to, the execution of the laws or the conduct of affairs; as, executive power or authority; executive duties, officer, department, etc.

n.

  1. An impersonal title of the chief magistrate or officer who administers the government, whether king, president, or governor; the governing person or body.