Meaning of DIRECTOR in English

DIRECTOR

/ dəˈrektə(r); NAmE ; dɪ-; daɪ-/ noun

1.

one of a group of senior managers who run a company :

the managing director

an executive / non-executive director

He's on the board of directors .

2.

a person who is in charge of a particular activity or department in a company, a college, etc. :

the musical director

a regional director

the director of education

3.

a person in charge of a film / movie or play who tells the actors and staff what to do

—compare producer

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Anglo-Norman French directour , from late Latin director governor, from dirigere to guide.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.