Pronunciation: (ig-zek'yu-tur or, for 1, ek'si-kyOO"tur), [key]
1. a person who executes, 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.
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