Definition of director in English:

director

Line breaks: dir|ect¦or
Pronunciation: /dɪˈrɛktə
 
, dʌɪ-/

noun

Derivatives

directorial

Pronunciation: /-ˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
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  • Those that saw it admired the quirky, touching film for its unconventional narrative and sure directorial hand.
  • He's also breaking a rule: don't direct yourself in your directorial debut.
  • Our own documentary crew director wishes the woman would stay in the area he has lit for her, but kerbs his directorial impulses.

directorship

noun
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  • He was fêted with academic honours and positions, including the directorship of a masterclass in composition in Berlin.
  • He also had directorships on ASB Bank and Mastercard Asia Pacific.
  • MPs are not forced to declare the amount they earn from directorships, but under Westminster rules they must reveal who they are working for.

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French directour, from late Latin director 'governor', from dirigere 'to guide'.

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