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noun [countable] directory pronunciation in American English /dɪˈrektəri/directory pronunciation in American English /daɪˈrektəri/
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  1. 1
    a book that lists the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all the people in a city
    1. b.
      American a sign in a building or department store that tells you where to find something or someone


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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