Quick answer
"Chairman" is a noun which is often translated as "el presidente", and "director" is a noun which is often translated as "el director". Learn more about the difference between "chairman" and "director" below.
chairman(
chehr
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mahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (presiding officer)
a. el presidente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chairman called the meeting to order, and everyone quieted down.El presidente abrió la sesión, y todos se callaron.
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director(
dih
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rehk
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person in charge)
a. el director
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The marketing director arranged a meeting.El director de marketing organizó una reunión.
2. (board member)
a. el directivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The directors reviewed the performance of the employees.Los directivos revisaron el rendimiento de los empleados.
3. (cinema, theater, and television)
a. el director
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director of the film was nominated for an Oscar.El director de la película fue nominada al Óscar.
4. (music)
a. el director
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director of the band gave out the scores.El director de la banda distribuyó las partituras.
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