Definition of director general in English:

director general

Line breaks: dir|ect¦or gen|eral

noun

chiefly British
  • The chief executive of a large organization.
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    • Iraqi directors general head the local government offices overseeing basic services and have been drawn into planning local reconstruction.
    • The chairman of Lloyds and the director general of the CBI agree.
    • It does this every few years by appointing a chairman, who in turn chooses a director general.

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