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Meaning of "director general" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DIRECTOR GENERAL

director general  [dɪˈrɛktə ˈdʒɛn ərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIRECTOR GENERAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Director general is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DIRECTOR GENERAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Director-general

The term director-general is a title given the highest executive officer within a governmental, statutory, NGO, third sector or not-for-profit institution.

Definition of director general in the English dictionary

The definition of director general in the dictionary is the highest-ranking executive office in a large organization such as the CBI or the BBC.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIRECTOR GENERAL


admiral
ˈædmərəl
agricultural
ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
architectural
ˌɑːkɪˈtektʃərəl
corporal
ˈkɔːpərəl
cultural
ˈkʌltʃərəl
electoral
ɪˈlɛktərəl
federal
ˈfɛdərəl
funeral
ˈfjuːnərəl
general
ˈdʒɛnərəl
horticultural
ˌhɔːtɪˈkʌltʃərəl
lateral
ˈlætərəl
liberal
ˈlɪbərəl
mineral
ˈmɪnərəl
minerals
ˈmɪnərəl
mural
ˈmjʊərəl
peripheral
pəˈrɪfərəl
rural
ˈrʊərəl
spiral
ˈspaɪərəl
structural
ˈstrʌktʃərəl
temporal
ˈtɛmpərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIRECTOR GENERAL

directness
Directoire
director
director of admissions
Director of Education
director of music
Director of Public Prosecutions
director of studies
director-general
director´s chair
director´s cut
directorate
directorial
directorially
directories
directorship
directory
directory assistance
directory enquiries
directory inquiries

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIRECTOR GENERAL

agent-general
attorney general
Auditor General
brigadier general
consul general
consulate general
director-general
four-star general
governor general
Governor-General
in general
inspector general
judge advocate general
lieutenant general
major general
neral
secretary-general
several
Solicitor General
surgeon general
vicar general

Synonyms and antonyms of director general in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «director general» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DIRECTOR GENERAL

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Translator English - Chinese

总干事
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

director general
570 millions of speakers

English

director general
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महानिदेशक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المدير العام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

генеральный директор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

diretor-geral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মহাপরিচালক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

directeur général
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketua Pengarah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Generaldirektor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

局長
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사무 총장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Direktur umum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tổng giám đốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொது இயக்குனர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

महासंचालक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Genel Müdür
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

direttore generale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dyrektor Generalny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Генеральний директор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

director general
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γενικός διευθυντής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

direkteur-generaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

generaldirektör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ekspedisjonssjef
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIRECTOR GENERAL»

The term «director general» is very widely used and occupies the 18.575 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIRECTOR GENERAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about director general

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIRECTOR GENERAL»

Discover the use of director general in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to director general and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former ...
Rimington's account of her rise in what was very definitely a man's world.. Stella Rimington was educated at Nottingham Girls' High School, and Edinburgh and Liverpool Universities.
Stella Rimington, 2011
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Special Report of the Director-general on the Application of ...
The sixth member of the delegation, the Director-General of NAFCOC, visited Kenya in January 1993. In addition to visiting industries with racially mixed managers, the Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Kenya Association of ...
‎1993
3
William Augustus Bowles: Director General of the Creek Nation
Illustrating the chaotic frontier conditions that existed in the southeast after the American Revolution and the extent to which Britain was still involved even after recognizing American independence, this work provides unique insight into ...
J Leitch Wright Jr, 2010
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Report of the Director-general: Appendices
Appendices. to make their economy less dependent. A major increase in home- based agricultural activities in the occupied Arab territories is a real contribution to greater self-reliance and local development. Working people from these ...
‎1990
5
Annual Report of the Director-General of Health
Australia. Dept. of Health. Siedlecky, S. Hocking, R. B. Scott, R. J. Cumming, R. W. Kelaher. H. D. Mackay, A. M. Taylor, W. T. L. Catley, A. Murphy, G. Dean, A. J. Scott, J. M. I. Welch, I. D. Hoyle, M B. Vodicka, P. G. Kelly, A. J. Seymour, B. F. ...
Australia. Dept. of Health, 1984
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Report of the Director-General: Activities of the ILO, 1991. ...
Activities of the ILO, 1991. Pt. 2 International Labour Office. Director-General. INTRODUCTION As in the past the Report to the Conference this year comprises two parts. The theme of Part I of the Report is the process of democratisation in ...
International Labour Office. Director-General, 1992
7
Chelston Brathwaite visit to Chile Director General of IICA ...
During March 13th and 14th 2006, the Southern Region Planning Meeting was held in Santiago of Chile, which involves the presence of the IICA Representatives for the South Cone Region and Bolivia, as well as Regional Specialists.
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Report of the Director-General
Accordingly, the arrangements and procedure for this Fifth European Regional Conference have been modified to reflect these changes, namely: — a single report (the Report of the Director-General) concerning (i) one technical theme and a ...
International Labour Organisation. European Regional Conference, 1995
9
Special Report of the Director-General on the Review of the ...
Seventh Item on the Agenda. CHAPTER II ACTION BY THE ILO SINCE THE 80TH SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE At the 80th Session (1993) of the International Labour Conference the Committee on Action  ...
‎1994
10
The Director General's Awards for the Excellence
Fecha límite para la presentación de postulaciones Todas las postulaciones deben ser enviadas a la Dirección de Gestión de Recursos Humanos en un sobre sellado y rotulado "Postulación para el Premio del Director General a la ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIRECTOR GENERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term director general is used in the context of the following news items.
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Isesco Director General praises Al Ghurair | GulfNews.com
Dubai: Dr Abdul Aziz Othman Al Twaijri, Director-General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Isesco), hailed the ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
2
NFB appoints Andre Picard to director general post » Realscreen
The National Film Board of Canada has appointed André Picard to the newly created position of director general, creation and innovation. «Realscreen, Jul 15»
3
Director General Nus: Indonesian Government Anticipates …
JAKARTA, July 8, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Indonesian Director General of National Export Development, Nus Nuzulia Ishak, moved ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
4
MI5 Director General: 'We could not have prevented 7/7'
The Tavistock Square bus bombing on July 7. Photo: PA. By Andrew Parker, Director General of MI5. 9:05AM BST 07 Jul 2015. Comments. The shocking and ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Director General Nus: Indonesia Government Anticipates Singapore …
Jakarta, 7 Juli 2015 (Antara) -- Director General of National Export Development, Nus Nuzulia Ishak, moved quickly to anticipate Singapore's ... «ANTARA, Jul 15»
6
Deputies of IAEA director general due in Tehran
Deputies of Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), are due in the Iranian capital, Tehran, ... «Trend News Agency, Jul 15»
7
Lt General Manoj Kumar Unni takes over as Director General of …
NEW DELHI: Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Unni, who led the Army's medical relief operation during the Jammu and Kashmir floods last year, has taken ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
8
DSS Director Demotes Marilyn Ogar, Others Promoted By Past …
Newly appointed director general of the Department of State Security, Lawal Musa Daura, has demoted Marilyn Ogar, the agency's former ... «SaharaReporters.com, Jul 15»
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Commissioners call for inquiry into hiring of EMSB director general
While the EMSB just elected Ann Marie Matheson to be its new director general on June 30, two commissioners are already disputing her ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
10
BREAKING: Buhari sacks SSS Director General, appoints replacement
President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director General of the State Security Service, Ita Ekpenyong. In his place, the President ... «Premium Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Director general [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/director-general>. Aug 2020 ».
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