director

[ dih-rek-ter, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF director
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The first man to approach the wicket was the Director of the Circus.

If Monsieur the Director of the Circus comes now he will go in the special car.

The director turned, with a smile, to include that lady in the conversation.

I had forgotten that he was director of the Conservatoire, just as I had forgotten everything else.

"It is a letter from M. Perrin, director of the Comdie Franaise," she said.

His brother was director of the Vaudeville in partnership with Raymond Deslandes.

He has also, for a number of years, been a director of the Commercial Bank of Cleveland.

In 1860, he resigned his position as treasurer, and is now a director in that company.

I shall call the Director at once, and he will be only too happy to wait upon you.

It was as easy to promise that as to say you would not tell the Director of Police.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "a guide," from Anglo-French directour, French directeur, agent noun from Latin dirigere (see direct (v.)). Corporate sense is from 1630s; theatrical sense from 1911.

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