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Definition of Director


  1. One who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent.
  2. One of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a company or corporation; as, the directors of a bank, insurance company, or railroad company.
  3. A part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action.
  4. A slender grooved instrument upon which a knife is made to slide when it is wished to limit the extent of motion of the latter, or prevent its injuring the parts beneath.
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Director Translations

director in Afrikaans is direkteur, bestuurder
director in Dutch is directeur, bestuurder
director in German is Sollwertgeber, Direktor, Regisseur
director in Italian is direttore, regista
director in Latin is praesul presul, rector
director in Portuguese is diretor, director
director in Spanish is realizador, director