director
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director(
dih
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rehk
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tuhr
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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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director
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of company, film)
a. el director(ora)
(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 director(ora)
(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).
director's chairsilla plegable de tela, silla de director
2. (law) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
director of public prosecutions≃ Fiscal General del Estado
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director [dɪˈrektəʳ]
noun
[of company] directivoadirectiva (m) (f);a directiva (on board of directors) miembro (m) del consejo de administración; consejeroaconsejera (m) (f);a consejera [of institution, department] also (Teat) (Cine) (Rad) (TV) directoradirectora (m) (f);a directora
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director
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
el director, la directora(
dee
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rehk
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tohr
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (person in charge of a company)
a. director (executive)
El director de la empresa se fue de vacaciones una semana.The director of the company went on vacation for a week.
b. manager (administrator)
Tras lo ocurrido, mandé una reclamación a la directora de la sucursal.Following what happened, I sent a complaint to the branch manager.
2. (person in charge of a school)
a. principal
El director del colegio se reunió con los padres.The school principal met with the parents.
b. head teacher
La directora se quedó encerrada en su despacho.The head teacher got locked in her office.
c. headmaster (masculine) (United Kingdom)
El director inauguró el nuevo gimnasio del colegio.The headmaster opened the new school gym.
d. headmistress (feminine) (United Kingdom)
La directora me confiscó el celular.The headmistress confiscated my mobile phone.
3. (person in charge of a hotel)
a. manager
El director del hotel recibía en persona a los clientes.The hotel manager used to welcome the guests in person.
4. (person in charge of a newspaper or magazine)
a. editor
La directora del periódico se jubila este año.The editor of the newspaper is retiring this year.
b. editor in chief
Salvador Lobo ha sido nombrado director de la revista prestigiosa.Salvador Lobo has been appointed editor in chief of the prestigious magazine.
5. (person in charge of a hospital)
a. administrator
Los directores del hospital pidieron al gobierno un equipamiento más moderno.The hospital administrators asked the government for more modern equipment.
b. chief executive officer
Carmen cumplió diez años como directora de este hospital.Carmen spent 10 years as chief executive officer of this hospital.
c. chief executive (United Kingdom)
El director del hospital renunció a su cargo por motivos personales.The chief executive of the hospital resigned his post for personal reasons.
6. (person in charge of a prison)
a. warden
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El director de la prisión firmó los permisos de visita.The prison warden signed the visitor permits.
b. governor (United Kingdom)
La directora de la cárcel lo envió a una celda de castigo.The prison governor had him sent to a punishment cell.
7. (film, theater, or television)
a. director
El director repitió la toma varias veces.The director repeated the take several times.
8. (person in charge of an orchestra)
a. conductor
Herbert von Karajan fue uno de los directores de orquesta más destacados del siglo XX.Herbert von Karajan was one of the most distinguished conductors of the 20th century.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (organizing)
a. managerial
Dudo que me vaya bien un papel director.I doubt if a managerial role would suit me.
b. leading
El país juega un papel director en la coordinación de ayuda.The country is playing a leading role in coordinating aid.
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director
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de empresa)
a. director
2. (de hotel, banco)
a. manager
3. (de periódico)
a. editor
4. (de colegio)
a. headmaster, headmistress (United Kingdom)
b. principal
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
director adjuntoassociate o deputy director
director comercialmarketing manager
director ejecutivoexecutive director
director espiritualfather confessor
director gerentechief executive
director de marketingmarketing manager
director de personalpersonnel manager
director técnicodirector of football
director de tesissupervisor
5. (de obra artística)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
director artísticoartistic director
director de cinemovie o
director de escenaproducer, stage manager
director de fotografíadirector of photography
director de orquestaconductor
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directora directora
adjective
[+consejo, junta] governing; [+principio] guiding;
1 (responsable) [de centro escolar] headteacher; headmaster/headmistress; principal
la directora del colegio connvocó a los alumnos y profesores en el salón de actos
[de periódico, revista] editor; (Cine) (TV) director; [de orquesta] conductor; [de hospital] manager; administrator
las adquisiciones del Legado Villaescusa no las decide el director del Museo del Prado
[de prisión] governor; warden; (EEUU)
todos los gastos deben ser aprobados por el director de la residencia cartas al director Sr. Director: En la página segunda del periódico EL MUNDO el director de la Academia ha sido nombrado director de la Academia de la Lengua la nombraron directora del colegio a los 20 años lo nombraron director del coro
director(a) artístico/a artistic director
es el director titular de la orquesta y a la vez el director artístico
director(a) de cine film director
director(a) de coro choirmaster
director(a) de departamento (Univ) head of department
es el actual director del Departamento de Guitarra de la Universidad de Indiana director del departamento de Filología Inglesa
director(a) de escena stage manager
siguiendo con extrema fidelidad a Britten, el director de escena, Stephen Lawless, plantea la ópera como un largo... Desde hace más de sesenta años, el director de escena ha asumido una primacía incuestionable para decidir
director(a) de funeraria undertaker; funeral director; mortician; (EEUU)
director(a) de hotel
director(a) de interiores (TV) studio director
director(a) de orquesta orchestra conductor
director(a) de tesis thesis supervisor; research supervisor
2 (Com) (gerente) manager; (de mayor responsabilidad) director
asistieron a la reunión los directores de las distintas secciones de la empresa
los directores deciden la política a seguir por la empresa hay que mandar la información al director de recursos humanos
director(a) adjunto/a assistant manager
director(a) de empresa company director
director(a) de exportación export manager
director(a) de finanzas financial director
ha sido nombrado como nuevo director de Finanzas y Administración de la nueva sociedad Renault España el director del departamento de Patología Experimental del New York Hospital Director del Departamento de Medicina y Cirugía bucofacial de 1985 a 1991 el director del departamento de prensa el director del departamento de Extranjero de la caja andaluza el director del departamento de Investigaciones Antiterroristas de la Stasi el director del Departamento Económico de CEOE, José Folgado director(a) de márketing director(a) de personal director(a) de promoción
director(a) de sucursal branch manager
director(a) de ventas
director(a) ejecutivo/a executive director; managing director
director(a) general general manager
antes era director general de una empresa láctea fue nombrado recientemente director general de Política Exterior es director general de patrimonio de la Junta de Castilla y León el ex director general de la Guardia Civil
director(a) gerente managing director
director(a) técnico/a technical manager
(Religión)
director espiritual spiritual director
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