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1 a person who manages or directs something
  • the new director of the company plans to make a number of changes in daily operations

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2 a person who supervises the production of a stage show
  • the director of the drama club's next production will be a student

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The first known use of director was in the 15th century

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“Director.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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