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di·rec·tor / diˈrektər/ (abbr.: dir.) • n. a person who is in charge of an activity, department, or organization: he has been appointed finance director. ∎  a member of the board of people that manages or oversees the affairs of a business. ∎  a person who supervises the actors, camera crew, and other staff for a movie, play, television program, or similar production. ∎  short for musical director. DERIVATIVES: di·rec·to·ri·al / diˌrekˈtôrēəl; ˌdīrek-/ adj. di·rec·tor·ship / ship/ n.

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Director

DIRECTOR

One who supervises, regulates, or controls.

A director is the head of an organization, either elected or appointed, who generally has certain powers and duties relating to management or administration. A corporation's board of directors is composed of a group of people who are elected by the shareholders to make important company policy decisions.

Director has been used synonymously with manager.

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director (di-rek-ter) n. an instrument used to guide the extent and direction of a surgical incision.

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