Definition of director
- director of religious education
- a communications director
- on the board of directors for a large corporation
- a famous Hollywood director
The company will hire a new director of marketing.
She's the director of graduate studies at the university.
She's considered one of the best young directors in Hollywood.
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: a person who manages an organized group of people or a part of an organization (such as a school or business)
: one of a group of managers who control a company or corporation
: a person who directs a play, movie, etc.
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