Meaning of DIRECTORY in English


n. (pl. -ies)

1. a book listing alphabetically or thematically a particular group of individuals (e.g. telephone subscribers) or organizations with various details.

2 (Directory) hist. the revolutionary executive of five persons in power in France 1795-9.

3 a book of rules, esp. for the order of private or public worship.

Etymology: LL directorium (as DIRECT)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.