executive department

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n executive department a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
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Usage

In literature:

Executive Departments, establishment of, 51-52.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Correspondence in the execution of this act may be carried in penalty envelopes bearing the frank of the War Department.
"In Our First Year of the War" by Woodrow Wilson
No Government could stand against incessant motions of censure upon every imaginable department of the Executive Government.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
The executive department of state government is the law enforcing power.
"Citizenship" by Emma Guy Cromwell
He subsequently followed Dr. Kissinger to the State Department, becoming Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
Departments, executive, not organized in 1789, iii.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Mr. Rogers is head of the executive, and William Rockefeller the head of the financial department.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
But well-executed work in one department by no means justifies slovenliness in another.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
E. M. Stanton came into the War Department, in 1862, pledged to execute the Tennessee campaign.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
The conduct of the Executive Department of the Government has been in perfect harmony upon this subject with this course of legislation.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
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In news:

The Detroit Free Press reports that the former executive director of the Detroit Public Schools' risk management department was sentenced to prison for his role in a kickback scheme that cost the school district US $3.3 million.
AURORA — Aurora police officials on Wednesday promoted Fran Gomez to the rank of commander , making her the first woman in the department's 63-year-history to land a position in its executive ranks.
The Pennsylvania Department of State announced that Gov Tom Corbett has issued an executive order extending the deadline for applying for, and returning, absentee ballots for emergency responders deployed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Detectives from the Cape Coral Police Department and the US Secret Service executed a search warrant on Rillera's apartment this morning and seized counterfeit $10 and $20 bills as well as computer equipment used to make the bogus cash.
Museum of Monterey officials say they've asked departing Executive Director Lisa Coscino, above, to stay on as a guest curator.
Zynga replaces departed executives through promotions.
Federated Department Stores said yesterday that it had signed a nonbinding letter of intent to sell some Fingerhut assets to the former chief executive of Fingerhut, the Internet and catalog retailer.
County Supervisors approved a plan to fold management of the department into the County's Executive office.
The Justice Department's bankruptcy watchdog agency is fighting a move by Hawker Beechcraft to pay eight senior executives more than $5.3 million in bonuses.
The Wall Street Journal reports today that General Motors executives have asked the Treasury Department to sell its stake in the giant automaker.
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles executive director Julie Jones gave that update Tuesday to Gov Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet.
WASHINGTON — The departing chief executive officer of.
Richard Spires, CIO at the Homeland Security department, took the Government Technology Executive of the Year award at the TechAmerica Foundation's American Technology Awards ceremony, held June 13 in Washington, D.C.
LEONARD A LAUDER , president and chief executive officer of the Estee Lauder cosmetics empire, is barreling through a Bullock's department store in Southern California, an entourage of a dozen trying to keep pace.
After hearing legal arguments Wednesday, a judge will decide whether the Department of Corrections must prove in court that it has authority to conduct executions.
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In science:

This work was supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Scottish Executive Education and Lifelong Learning Department.
Comparison of two unknown pure quantum states
CG has been working at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) during the execution of this work; he acknowledges the support of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the TU/e.
Ising models on power-law random graphs
We felt it was important to involve senior management to guide the project, approve the work and make recommendations to the executive, so we formed a Steering Committee, made up of heads of departments, with representation from both Front and Back Offices, and Internal Audit.
Controlling End User Computing Applications - a case study
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