Definition of Directorate

1. Noun. A group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution.

Exact synonyms: Board Of Directors
Generic synonyms: Board
Specialized synonyms: Staggered Board Of Directors
Group relationships: Management



Definition of Directorate

1. n. The office of director; also, a body of directors taken jointly.

Definition of Directorate

1. Noun. An agency headed by a director, usually a subdivision of a major government department. ¹

2. Noun. A body of directors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Directorate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Directorate

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directly proportional
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director-general
director-stockholder relation
director of research
directorate (current term)
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Literary usage of Directorate

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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to ...Politica (1993)
"New Mexico Army Materiel Test directorate, Department of the Army, ... Army Intelligence and Electronic Warfare directorate, US Army CECOM RDEC, ..."

2. Accounting for Pow/Mias from the Korean War and the Vietnam War: Hearing edited by Robert K. Dornan (1998)
"STATEMENTS OF J. ALAN LIOTTA, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DEFENSE POW/MIA OFFICE [DPMO]; ACCOMPANIED BY NORM KASS, DIRECTOR, JOINT COMMISSION SUPPORT directorate; ..."

3. War and Waste: A Series of Discussions of War and War Accessories by David Starr Jordan (1913)
"In brief, the "Interlocking directorate" is a device whereby one great financial institution keeps itself in touch with many others, insuring unity of ..."

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