Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
director /di'rektə/
  • danh từ
    • giám đốc, người điều khiển, người chỉ huy
      • Board of directors: ban giám đốc
    • (sử học) quan đốc chính (hồi cách mạng Pháp)
    • (tôn giáo) cha đạo
    • người đạo diễn (phim)
    • (toán học) đường chuẩn
      • director circle: vòng chuẩn
    • máy ngắm (ở súng, để điều chỉnh tầm đạn...)
Concise Dictionary
+someone who controls resources and expenditures
+member of a board of directors
+someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
+the person who directs the making of a film
+the person who leads a musical group

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 executive, administrator, official, principal; chairman, president, vice-president; governor; head, chief, boss, manager, superintendent, supervisor, overseer, foreman, headman, Colloq kingpin, number one, numero uno, Mr Big, the man; Slang top dog, top banana, Brit gaffer, US big cheese, head or chief honcho:
The sale of the company was announced at the meeting of the board of directors.
2 guide, leader; steersman, helmsman, pilot, skipper, commander, commandant, captain; cicerone; maestro, concert-master, conductor; impresario:
We were lucky to have a director who really knew what he was doing.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 one of a group of senior managers who run a company: the managing director + an executive / non-executive director + He's on the board of directors.
2 a person who is in charge of a particular activity or department in a company, a college, etc: a musical / art director + a regional / technical / finance director + the director of education / finance
3 a person in charge of a film/movie or play who tells the actors and staff what to do
Collocation Dictionary

1 controls a company/an organization


company, managing | executive, non-executive | assistant, deputy | commercial, finance, marketing, production, sales


the board of directors, the post of director

2 of a film/play, etc.


film, theatre | artistic, musical


the role of director
He now felt ready to take on the role of director.

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be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.

start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.

become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.

employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.

appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.

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