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managing director

noun

Simple Definition of managing director

  • : someone who is in charge of a large company or organization

Full Definition of managing director

  1. :  someone who is in charge of a large company or organization

Word by Word Definitions

manageplay managing
  1. : :  to handle or direct with a degree of skill: as

    :  to make and keep compliant

    :  to treat with care :  husband

  1. :  the action and paces of a trained riding horse

    :  the schooling or handling of a horse

    :  a riding school

directorplay
  1. : :  one who directs: as

    :  the head of an organized group or administrative unit (as a bureau or school)

    :  one of a group of persons entrusted with the overall direction of a corporate enterprise


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