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"Ejecutivo" is a noun which is often translated as "executive", and "judicial" is an adjective which is often translated as "judicial". Learn more about the difference between "ejecutivo" and "judicial" below.
el ejecutivo, la ejecutiva(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (profession)
a. executive
Los ejecutivos de ventas gozan de salarios muy altos.Sales executives enjoy very high salaries.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (politics)
a. government
El ejecutivo aprobó el presupuesto para educación.The government approved the education budget.
b. executive
El proyecto fue rechazado por el ejecutivo.The project was rejected by the executive.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (with the power to put something into effect)
a. executive
Sin el productor ejecutivo, no hubiera sido posible hacer esta película.Without the executive producer, it would have been impossible to make this movie.
4. (legal)
a. executive
El abogado ejerció una acción ejecutiva contra el señor por el incumplimiento de sus obligaciones.The lawyer placed an executive action against the man for noncompliance of his obligations.
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judicial(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to justice)
a. judicial
La oposición reclama que el poder judicial no es indepediente y sigue las órdenes del presidente.The opposition claims that the judicial branch is not independent and follows the president's orders.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (profession)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. police officer
El judicial esposó al ladrón y lo metió en el patrullero.The police officer handcuffed the thief and put him in the police car.
b. policeman
El judicial sacó su pistola y gritó: "¡Quieto! ¡Tira el arma al suelo!".The policeman pulled out his gun and shouted: "Freeze! Drop your weapon!"
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