Definition of Executive branch

1. Noun. The branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws.

Definition of Executive branch

1. Noun. The branch of government that oversees the carrying out of the laws ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Executive Branch

execution of instrument
execution sale
execution speed
execution style
executional peak
executive agency
executive branch (current term)
executive clemency
executive committee
executive committees
executive council
executive department
executive director
executive ego function
executive ego functions
executive mansion
executive officer
executive order
executive producer
executive program
executive routine

Literary usage of Executive branch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"We do not mean, by our focus on congressional leaks, to suggest that we turn our eyes from the same problem in the executive branch. executive branch leaks ..."

2. General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in 1998: Report of the Joint edited by William Roth, Bill Archer (2000)
"There was no prior-law explicit prohibition in the Code against high-level executive branch influence over taxpayer audits and collection activity. ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... Christina—Mysterious gift of Gust aims the Third— executive branch of the University—Degrees—Theses— Cathedral—Burial-place o/'Linnaeus—Monument erected ..."

4. Vision for a New IRS: Report of the National Commission on Restructuring the by Bob Kerry (1998)
"The Commission also recommends a Board of Directors, to bring accountability, continuity, and expertise to executive branch governance and oversight of IRS. ..."

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