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director's chair

  

      n   a light wooden folding chair with arm rests and a canvas seat and back  
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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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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
n.
one who solves people's problems
exp.
something is easy to do
v.
have a look at sth
[UK];[Slang] Comes from cockney rhyming slang for "butcher's hook" = "look" Ex.: A: "What are you looking at?" B: "I'm just having a butcher's at this butcher's hook!"
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