directorship

[ dih-rek-ter, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF directorship
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And he means to give him the directorship of the Viecovar line, if it ever be made.

General Henderson still held his directorship of military aviation.

He was called to the directorship of the great Lick Observatory in 1898.

In 1855 he was appointed assistant to his father in the Directorship.

The directorship of the Imperial Opera, if you wish to retain it, can be yours for life.

Ivan Aleksandrovich, do come and take the directorship of the department.

In 1905 the directorship was offered me again, but I refused for the same reason.

Having done this much he thought the directorship could wait.

But Char does get very odd ideas into her head, when she thinks there's any risk of lse-majest to her Directorship.

If the Christian Church had been left with the same absence of directorship, it would doubtless have missed its destiny.

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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