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Director of Public Prosecutions

  

      n   (in Britain) an official who, as head of the Crown Prosecution Service, is responsible for conducting all criminal prosecutions initiated by the police,   (Abbrev.)    DPP  
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director  
      n  
1    a person or thing that directs, controls, or regulates  
2    a member of the governing board of a business concern who may or may not have an executive function  
3    a person who directs the affairs of an institution, trust, educational programme, etc.  
4    the person responsible for the artistic and technical aspects of making a film or television programme  
   Compare       producer       4  
5      (Music)      another word (esp. U.S.) for       conductor       2  
  directorial      adj  
  directorially      adv  
  directorship      n  
  directress      fem n  


art director  
      n   a person responsible for the sets and costumes in a film  
director-general  
      n   pl   , directors-general   the head of a large organization such as the CBI or BBC  
Director of Education  
      n     (Brit)      another term for       Chief Education Officer  
Director of Public Prosecutions  
      n   (in Britain) an official who, as head of the Crown Prosecution Service, is responsible for conducting all criminal prosecutions initiated by the police,   (Abbrev.)    DPP  
director's chair  
      n   a light wooden folding chair with arm rests and a canvas seat and back  
director's cut  
      n     (Films)   a version of a film which realizes the artistic aims of the director more fully than the original version  
executive director  
      n   a member of the board of directors of a company who is also an employee (usually full-time) of that company and who often has a specified area of responsibility, such as finance or production  
   Compare       nonexecutive director  
funeral director  
      n   an undertaker  
nonexecutive director  
      n   a director of a commercial company who is not a full-time member of the company but is brought in to advise the other directors  
outside director  
      n   a director of a company who is not employed by that company but is often employed by a holding or associated company  
worker director  
      n   a worker elected to the governing board of a business concern to represent the interests of the employees in decision making  

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director

  
  
administrator, boss     (informal)   chairman, chief, controller, executive, governor, head, leader, manager, organizer, principal, producer, supervisor  

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n.
Institute of Public Administration
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
a concept relating to internet social media where people interact with each other using online identity generally referred as ‘users’ which collectively describes as virtual public.
[Tech.] online users, online avatars, internet social media public
exp.
public display of affection
acronym
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
Public Health principal task of a Samu . Reception Evaluation, Triaging of Medical Emergencies through Medical Hotline.
See also Medical Regulator Physician
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