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Director

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Usage statistics for the noun director:

spoken English24.26%written English75.74% imaginative writing13.65%informational writing86.35%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun director:

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Definition of the noun director

What does director mean as a name of something?

Director is one of the top 1000 most common nouns. It is used mostly in informational writing, being one of the top 1000 most common nouns in informational written English.

noun - plural: directors

  1. someone who controls resources and expenditures
  2. member of a board of directors
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic term: committee member = a member of a committee
    • member of: board = a committee having supervisory powers
  3. someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
  4. the person who directs the making of a film
  5. the person who leads a musical group

Alternative definition of the noun director

noun

  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. A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
  3. [chemistry] The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.

Specialised definition of the noun director

Glossary of sports / fencing

the referee of a match

Group

DIRECTOR were an Irish art rock quartet from Malahide in County Dublin. The group consisted of Michael Moloney, Eoin Aherne, Shea Lawlor and Rowan Averill.

Music

"Director" is the fourth studio album by R&B singer Avant. The album reached number one on the Billboard magazine's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and peaked at number four on the Billboard 200.

Films

  1. "Director" is a 2009 action film directed by Aleks Rosenberg, produced by Alex Cohen, and starring Claudia Davilla, Stephane Kay, Mike Paris and Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated group's Prodigal Sunn. The film is set in Miami, Florida.
  2. "Director" is a 2014 thriller film directed by Saga Reddy.

Characters

  1. Director is a fictional character from the 1983 film Filip z konopi.
  2. Director is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Happiest Girl in the World.
  3. Director is a fictional character from the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire.
  4. Director is a fictional character from the 1990 film Die Hard 2.
  5. Director is a fictional film character.
  6. Director is a fictional character from the 1992 film Léolo.
  7. Director is a fictional character from the 1979 film Camera Buff.
  8. Director is a fictional character from the 1982 film Voice.
  9. Director is a fictional character from the 2004 film Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
  10. Director is a fictional character from the 2000 film Werckmeister Harmonies.
  11. Director is a fictional character from the 2005 film Ghajini.
  12. Director is a fictional character from the 2007 film Cassandra's Dream.
  13. Director is a fictional character from the 2002 film Amen.
  14. Director is a fictional character from the 2004 film Three... Extremes.
  15. Director is a fictional character from the 1985 film My Sweet Little Village.
  16. Director is a fictional character from the 2007 film Attack on Leningrad.
    • also known as Режиссер театра Борис, Режиссер театра музыкальной комедии
    • in the film "Attack on Leningrad", played by Valentin Gaft
  17. Director is a fictional character from the film My Gimpy Life.
  18. Director is a fictional character from the 2004 film The Consequences of Love.
  19. Director is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  20. Director is a fictional character from the 1954 film Schiava del peccato.
  21. Director is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Quiz Show Scandal.
  22. Director is a fictional character from the 2008 film Chameleon.
  23. Director is a fictional character in the 1971 film Agapisa mia polythrona.

There are other characters with in their name, like HR Director, Art Director, Film Director, Movie Director, Stage Director, Action Director, Choral Director, Deputy Director, Flight director, Casting Director, Director-general, Funeral director, Program director, Theater Director, Theatre Director, Director Anderson, Managing Director, Research Director, Assistant director.

Miscellanea

  1. Director: A member of an institution or business who may or may not have an executive function. The director is usually chosen or appointed to control or govern the affairs of an institution or business.
    • also known as directors of an organization, directors, Company Director
  2. Director: A director, also called an auxiliary predictor, is a mechanical or electronic computer that continuously calculates trigonometric firing solutions for use against a moving target, and transmits targeting data to direct the weapon firing crew.
  3. The director of this episode.
  4. Director: Elsewhere, the same function went by the -in principle higher- title director-general, as in Demerara-Essequibo.
  5. Director: The person or people who directed the production.
  6. Director of the video.
  7. The director of this segment.

Phrases with Director

Phrases starting with the word Director:

  1. Director's Cut
  2. Director-general
  3. director of research
  4. director-stockholder relation

Phrases ending with the word Director:

  1. art director
  2. film director
  3. Vice Director
  4. music director
  5. stage director
  6. funeral director
  7. theater director
  8. theatre director
  9. managing director
  10. research director
  11. security director
  12. executive director
  13. Djalmabatista Director
  14. Species Djalmabatista Director

Other phrases containing the word Director:

  1. Kim Tae-Eun (film director)
  2. Lee Jung-Beom (film director)

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Director

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Google previewCompany Law (2014)

by Janet Dine, Marios Koutsias

Therefore, the shadow director is the person, usually hidden in the background, who pulls the strings and dictates the...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2010)

2000-

The director is a current employee, or an immediate family member is a current executive Officer, of an entity that has...

Google previewBanks and Thrifts: Government Enforcement and Receivership (2017)

by Barry S. Zisman

The director is a current employee, or an immediate family member is a current executive officer, of an entity that has...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations, Title 12, Banks and Banking, Pt. 300-499, Revised as of January 1 2011 (2011)

by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Staff

The director is a current employee, or an immediate family member is a current executive officer, of an entity that has...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations, Title 12, Banks and Banking, PT. 300-499, Revised as of January 1, 2012 (2012)

by Office of the Federal Register (U S )

The director is a current employee, or an immediate family member is a current executive officer, of an entity that has...

Google previewCorporate Law

This section prohibits any banking company from entering into any commitment for granting any loan or advance to any of the directors or any firm in which any of its director is a partner or manager etc. or company or its subsidiary in which any ...

Google previewReports of Cases Under the Companies Acts (1890)

Decided in the High Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal, and the House of Lords [1888-1891] by Great Britain. Courts, William Bernard Megone

Lord Justice James said, ' ' The distinction between a trustee and a director is an essential distinction founded on the very nature of things. A trustee is the...

Google previewContemporary Advertising (2016)

Business, Marketing by CTI Reviews

A creative director is a position often found within the graphic design, film, music, fashion, advertising, media or entertainment industries, but may be useful in other creative organizations such as web development and software development ...

Google previewLearn iPhone and iPad cocos2d Game Development (2011)

The Leading Framework for Building 2D Graphical and Interactive Applications by Steffen Itterheim

The Director is a singleton and for good reason: it stores global configuration settings for cocos2d and also manages the cocos2d...

The most common Director is the CCDisplayLinkDirector, which uses Apple's CADisplayLink class internally.

Google previewVideo Production 101 (2014)

Delivering the Message by Antonio Manriquez, Tom McCluskey

The director is the creative boss of the film crew, and though different theories ascribe to directors more or less responsibility for the ultimate success or failure of the project (the French auteur theory gives them all the credit! Sacré bleu!), few ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Abbreviations (2015)

With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations by Eric Partridge

Director of Fortifications and Works. D.g. or D.G. L. Dei gratia, by the grace of God. Also Deogralias, thanks to God!, or, God be thanked! (2) D.G. only: Dragoon Guards. (3) D.G.: Degaussing (ships against magnetic mines). (Naval.) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of World Ballet (2015)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Lani Almanza-Marshall, director, Ballet Folklorico Azatlan, West Covina, CA Lisa Auel, archivist, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA Seresta Beskou, choreographer, Seresta Dance Company, Athens, Greece Berta Bolick, instructor , Louis ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world (1999)

by Don Rubin

Reader: Aly Boubou Gandega ( Director,Troupe Yillenkare, Nouakchott, Mauritania) MOROCCO Writer: Abdelkrim Berrechid (Director; Playwright) Readers: Abdullah Benahnia ( Professor, ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

Former director, University of Texas (Arlington) Ph.D. Program. Former clinical director, University of Texas at Arlington Community Service Clinic. Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D., ABPP. Founder and executive director, Object Relations Institute.

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2013)

Africa by Ousmane Diakhate, Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Don Rubin

National Editorial Committee: Jean-Pierre Guingané, Jacob Sou ( Actor; Director; ...

Google previewSeinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia with Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries

Gary Gilbert PRODUCED BY: Jan Siegelman CO-PRODUCER: Larry David WRITERS: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld DIRECTOR: Art Wolff DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: George La Fountaine PRODUCTION DESIGNER: David Sackeroff ...

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Small photo of DUBLIN, IRELAND - 5 AUGUST 2017: Acclaimed actor, writer and director Ethan Hawke poses for the press after a screening of his latest film, 'Maudie', in the Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin.Small photo of Megaphone and director chair in background -Clipping PathSmall photo of Director's chair and megaphone on white background , Clipping path includedSmall photo of Little director with a speakerSmall photo of Little director with a megaphone in studioSmall photo of Director chair isolated white backgroundSmall photo of Little director with a megaphone in studio More...

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Sign language

Rebecca Buchan - Spoken - Director of American Sign Language Services & Education

Rebecca Buchan has dedicated almost two decades to the field of American Sign Language interpreting. After becoming nationally certified and working in ...

Quotes about Director

It all has to do with the director, the captain of the ship. He sets the pace, the mood. If the director is quiet, the set is quiet. If the director is loud, then everybody has to be louder to be heard. (Eva Marie Saint)
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Scrabble value of D2I1R1E1C3T1O1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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