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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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conductor  
      n  
1    an official on a bus who collects fares, checks tickets, etc.  
2      (Also called (esp. U.S.))    director          a person who conducts an orchestra, choir, etc.  
3    a person who leads or guides  
4      (U.S. and Canadian)   a railway official in charge of a train  
5    a substance, body, or system that conducts electricity, heat, etc.  
6       See       lightning conductor  
  conductorship      n  
  conductress      fem n  


art director  
      n   a person responsible for the sets and costumes in a film  
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  
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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