director ( directors plural )
1 n-count The director of a play, film, or television programme is the person who decides how it will appear on stage or screen, and who tells the actors and technical staff what to do.
2 n-count In some organizations and public authorities, the person in charge is referred to as thedirector.
oft the N
...the director of the intensive care unit at Guy's Hospital.
3 n-count The directors of a company are its most senior managers, who meet regularly to make important decisions about how it will be run. (BUSINESS)
He served on the board of directors of a local bank.
4 n-count The director of an orchestra or choir is the person who is conducting it. (AM) in BRIT, use conductor
director general ( directors general plural ) The director general of a large organization such as the BBC is the person who is in charge of it. n-count usu sing
funeral director ( funeral directors plural ) A funeral director is a person whose job is to arrange funerals. n-count
managing director ( managing directors plural ) The managing director of a company is the most important working director, and is in charge of the way the company is managed. The abbreviation MD is also used.
(mainly BRIT, BUSINESS) n-count
in AM, usually use chief executive officer
musical director ( musical directors plural ) A musical director is the same as a music director. n-count
music director ( music directors plural ) The music director of an orchestra or other group of musicians is the person who decides what they will play and where, and usually conducts them as well. n-count