Executorship



[ig-zek-yuh-ter or for 1, ek-si-kyoo-ter] /ɪgˈzɛk yə tər or for 1, ˈɛk sɪˌkyu tər/

noun
1.
a person who , carries out, or performs some duty, job, assignment, artistic work, etc.
2.
Law. a person named in a decedent’s will to carry out the provisions of that will.
/ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtə/
noun
1.
(law) a person appointed by a testator to carry out the wishes expressed in his will
2.
a person who executes
n.

late 13c., from Anglo-French executour, from Latin executorem/exsecutorem, agent noun from exsequi/exsequi (see execution). Fem. form executrix is attested from late 14c.

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