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NSF would retain current funding levels for its six research directorates, but Culberson’s panel rejected its $105 million request to start building the first two of three new research ships.
But oil and gas are vital to Norway's economy, representing 12 percent of gross domestic product and more than one-third of Norwegian exports, according to the nation's petroleum directorate.
The morning assault began when about 10 men wearing military-style clothing opened fire, according to Major Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, who’s with the Minya security directorate.
This fiction proved so effective that the CIA’s operations directorate believed it and began a furious search for a real mind control weapon.
Gen. Sergei F. Rudskoi, the head of the operations directorate of the Russian general staff, who insisted in October that no damage had been done to the al-Sakhour hospital in a Russian bombing raid.
In a morning meeting, officials of the Ministry of Finance directorate general of budget financing and risk management told primary dealers that market research reports could say...
Brothers, who has a Ph.D. in optical communications and spectroscopy from MIT, is a senior official in the Defense Department’s Acquisitions, Technology & Logistics directorate, in charge of science and technology programs.
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First Known Use of directorate
DIRECTORATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of directorate for English Language Learners
: 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
Legal Definition of directorate
1 : a board of directors (as of a corporation)
2 : membership on a board of directors
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