Meaning of DIRECTOR in English

DIRECTOR

n.1 a person who directs or controls something.

2 a member of the managing board of a commercial company.

3 a person who directs a film, play, etc., esp. professionally.

4 a person acting as spiritual adviser.

5 esp. US CONDUCTOR 1.

Phrases and idioms:

director-general the chief executive of a large (esp. public) organization. director of public prosecutions Brit. public prosecutor.

Derivatives:

directorial adj. directorship n. (esp. in sense 2).

Etymology: AF directour f. LL director governor (as DIRECT)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.