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Borrowing from Anglo-Norman directour, from Old French, from Late Latin director, directorem, from Latin directus.

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director ‎(plural directors)

  1. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  2. That which directs or orientates something.
    • 1971, United States. Office of Saline Water, Distillation Digest (volume 3, page 76)
      Installed longer flow director; it now just covers the entire diameter of the 6-in. brine return nozzle, and is 4 in. high []
  3. (military) A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
  4. (chemistry) The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.

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director m ‎(feminine singular directora, masculine plural directores, feminine plural directoras, comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of diretor (superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform, and by the Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect, and as an alternative spelling in Portugal, where the agreement came into effect in May 2009.)

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director m (plural directores, feminine directora, feminine plural directoras)

  1. Alternative spelling of diretor (superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform, and by the Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect, and as an alternative spelling in Portugal, where the agreement came into effect in May 2009.)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Late Latin director, directorem, from Latin directus.

NounEdit

director m ‎(plural directores, feminine directora)

  1. director

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