from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The office or position of a director.
  • noun A board of directors, as of a corporation.
  • noun The entire staff of a bureau or department.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun l.The office of a director.
  • noun A body of directors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The office of director; also, a body of directors taken jointly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An agency headed by a director, usually a subdivision of a major government department.
  • noun A body of directors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution


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