directeur

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French directeur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdi.rɛkˈtøːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧rec‧teur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

Noun[edit]

directeur m (plural directeurs, diminutive directeurtje n, feminine directrice)

  1. director, manager in a company, general manager, CEO or at lower (e.g. branch) level
  2. director, person in charge of various other institutions
  3. director or manager, who has an executive mandate within an institution, e.g. for HR

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  • Afrikaans: direkteur
  • Indonesian: direktur
  • Papiamentu: dirèktùr

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin director, directōrem, from Latin directus.

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directeur (feminine singular directrice, masculine plural directeurs, feminine plural directrices)

  1. leading, managing

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Noun[edit]

directeur m (plural directeurs, feminine directrice)

  1. director
  2. school principal
    Synonym: dirlo

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