director


director
/dəˈrɛktə / (say duh'rektuh), /daɪ- / (say duy-)

noun
1. someone or something that directs.
2. Commerce one of a body of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of a company or corporation.
3. the permanent head in certain government departments.
4. the manager of the interpretative aspects of a stage or film production who supervises such elements as the acting, photography, etc.
5. Military a device used in field-gunnery for measuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes.
{direct + -or2}
directorship, noun
directress, directrix, feminine noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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