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directorate

noun di·rec·tor·ate \də-ˈrek-t(ə-)rət, dī-\

: a group of managers who control a company or corporation : a board of directors

: a group of people who are in charge of a program or department

Full Definition of DIRECTORATE

1
:  the office of director
2
a :  a board of directors (as of a corporation)
b :  membership on a board of directors
3
:  an executive staff (as of a department)

First Known Use of DIRECTORATE

1837

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