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Definitions for Directorate
dɪˈrɛk tər ɪt, daɪ-di·rec·torate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. directorate, board of directorsnoun

    a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution


  1. directoratenoun

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

  2. directoratenoun

    A body of directors.


  1. directorate

    A directorate is a department or group of departments in an organization, typically a large corporation or government agency, led by a director or group of directors. It is responsible for specific areas of activities and operations, or a specific function or service of the organization.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Directoratenoun

    the office of director; also, a body of directors taken jointly

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. directorat.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Directorate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Directorate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Directorate in a Sentence

  1. Ghazi Zeaiter:

    The Russians have asked the Directorate of Civil Aviation authority in Lebanon to divert the routes of planes in a specific area over the international waters where they are planning to conduct the exercise, this (disruption would have been) for three days but we refused because it is against our interests.

  2. Irina Volk:

    As a result of operational search activities, the police officers at the Moscow Directorate of the MVD of Russia in Moscow established the location and arrested the suspect in the murder of a female social media personality in the apartment of a residential building on Pyryeva Street, he has now been brought in for questioning.

  3. Nadia Jdaini:

    We will have to look at other options than the current strategy of asking people to stay clear of the wild animal, one of those options, as previously stated by the Directorate from the beginning of this summer, is to greenlight a controlled operation to put the animal down.

  4. Farid Haibat:

    The Taliban burnt parts of the headquarters of the National Directorate of Security and the customs office, and according to my information, they reached the central provincial prison as well.

  5. Police Inspector General Joseph Boinnet:

    Bomb experts from the Navy and DCI (Directorate of Criminal Investigations) have retrieved the device and are determining whether the components contained explosives.

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