Meaning of DIRECTORY in English

DIRECTORY

[di.rec.to.ry] adj (15c): serving to direct; specif: providing advisory but not compulsory guidance

[2]directory n, pl -ries [ME directorie guide, fr. ML directorium, fr. neut. of LL directorius directorial, fr. L dirigere] (1543) 1 a: a book or collection of directions, rules, or ordinances b: an alphabetical or classified list (as of names and addresses)

2: a body of directors

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