- executive power
- The power vested in the executive department of the United States Government or the government of a state; the power vested in executive officers of a county, town, municipality, or other political subdivision; the power to administer and enforce the laws. State ex rel. Jameson v Denny, 118 Ind 382, 21 NE 252. See executive department; executive officer; supreme executive power.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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