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Definition of Director

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.

Director Quotations

Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.
Sun Tzu

Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
James Cameron

Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you?
Orson Welles

A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.
Kevin Bacon

A leadership culture is one where everyone thinks like an owner, a CEO or a managing director. It's one where everyone is entrepreneurial and proactive.
Robin S. Sharma
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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