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noun [countable] director pronunciation in American English /dɪˈrektər/director pronunciation in American English /daɪˈrektər/
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  1. 1
    theatre someone who is in charge of making a movie or program, or getting a play ready for performance, especially by telling the actors and technical staff what to do
    See also producer
  2. 2
    someone whose job is to manage all or part of a company, organization, or institution
    1. a.
      one of the senior managers in charge of a company

      Taylor is now a director of the company as well as its largest single shareholder.

      a board of directors:

      The Board of Directors appointed Tiffany King as Treasurer to complete her term.


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