sub·​di·​rec·​tor ˌsəb-də-ˈrek-tər How to pronounce subdirector (audio)
variants or sub-director
plural subdirectors or sub-directors
: a director who is subordinate to another director
subdirector of the sales department

Examples of subdirector in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Felipe is the subdirector of an art museum in Santiago, so regional arts and crafts were also on the agenda. Mark Johanson, Travel + Leisure, 27 Nov. 2021 Ana Maria Castaño, the ecosystems subdirector with Corantioquia, Antioquia’s environmental authority, agrees. Alexandra Ossola, Quartz, 13 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subdirector was in 1620

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“Subdirector.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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