Meaning of DIRECTOR in English
/ dəˈrektə(r); NAmE ; dɪ-; daɪ-/ noun
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 .
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
a person in charge of a film / movie or play who tells the actors and staff what to do
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. 2005