Translation of director in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /dəˈrektər; daɪ-; daɪˈrektə(r); dɪ-/


  • 1 1.1 (of company) directivo, -tiva (m,f) non-executive director consejero, -ra (m,f) board of directors consejo (m) de administración, junta (f) directiva the financial/personnel director el director de finanzas/de personal see also managing director
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    • Many of them, including a series of finance directors, had already departed.
    • Finance directors will be reluctant to take a big hit on their profits, so where possible will look around for other cost savings.
    • Gleeson was also appointed senior independent non-executive director for the purposes of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance.
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    • Business ties between directors and companies whose boards they sit on are being terminated.
    • In the meantime it also appears that there is friction between board directors and shareholders.
    • Anglo Irish currently has six non-executive directors and five executive directors on its board.
    1.2 (of department, project) director, -tora (m,f)
  • 2 2.1 [Cin] [Theat] director, -tora (m,f) 2.2 (esp AmE) [Mus] director, -tora (m,f)
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    • But there are many music composers, directors and singers who do not support the remix culture.
    • Francesca Zambello, one of the world's foremost female directors of opera and musical theatre, will direct.
    • Those were days when the artistes, directors and composers used to spend days together to perfect the songs.
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    • The film director Jean Cocteau was a very strange man, in a decidedly French way.
    • Jews played a major part in theater and in the film industry as producers, directors and actors.
    • Film directors often gave comedy actors like Vivek a relatively free hand in developing the humour track.

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