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directory

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈrektəri/ ( plural directories)
COMMUNICATIONS, COMMERCE a book that gives a list of names, addresses, or other facts: Our idea was to create a local directory with information for new residents.be included/listed in a directory Many local businesses are listed in the directory. "Which MBA?" is a directory of more than 100 leading business schools in 16 countries. a business/trade directory an internet/online directory a phone directory
IT an area in a computer's memory where files or programs are stored: Organize files and directories so all information is grouped. create/delete a directorycopy sth into a directory First, copy the files into a new directory.
→  See also classified directory , ex-directory
Translations of “directory”
in Korean 안내 책자…
in Arabic دَليْل…
in Portuguese lista (telefônica)…
in Catalan directori…
in Japanese 人名録…
in Italian elenco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簿,冊,名錄,指南…
in Russian справочник…
in Turkish rehber, kılavuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 簿,册,名录,指南…
in Polish spis, katalog…
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