[ik-skuhl-puh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈskʌl pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
tending to clear from a charge of fault or guilt.
1780s, from exculpate + -ory.
[ig-zek-yuh-tiv] /ɪgˈzɛk yə tɪv/ noun 1. a person or group of persons having administrative or supervisory authority in an organization. 2. the person or persons in whom the supreme executive power of a government is vested. 3. the executive branch of a government. adjective 4. of, relating to, or suited for carrying out plans, duties, […]
- Nonexecutive director
noun 1. a director of a commercial company who is not a full-time member of the company but is brought in to advise the other directors
[ig-zawst] /ɪgˈzɔst/ verb (used with object) 1. to drain of strength or energy, wear out, or fatigue greatly, as a person: I have exhausted myself working. 2. to use up or consume completely; expend the whole of: He exhausted a fortune in stock-market speculation. 3. to draw out all that is essential in (a subject, […]
[ig-zaws-tiv] /ɪgˈzɔs tɪv/ adjective 1. a subject, topic, etc.; comprehensive; thorough: He published an exhaustive study of Greek vases. 2. tending to or drain, as resources or strength: a protracted, exhaustive siege of illness. /ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv/ adjective 1. comprehensive in scope; thorough: an exhaustive survey 2. tending to exhaust adj. 1780s, from exhaust + -ive. Related: […]