di·​rec·​trice | \ də-ˌrek-ˈtrēs How to pronounce directrice (audio) \

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The piquant Madame Helene Bouilloux-Lafont served as directrice, helping to raise the necessary funds, and Bettina joined the small team, acting as muse, mannequin, and vendeuse of his house when the establishment opened on February 2, 1952. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Vogue’s Hamish Bowles Remembers the French Couturier Hubert de Givenchy," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of directrice

1631, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for directrice

French, from Medieval Latin directric-, directrix

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