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"director general" in British English

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director generalnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /daɪˌrek.tə ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ us /daɪˌrek.tɚ ˈdʒen.ɚ.əl/

the person who is in charge of a big organization

(Definition of “director general” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"director general" in Business English

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director generalnoun [ C, usually singular ]

plural directors general also director-general uk us

WORKPLACE the person who controls a big organization, especially a public organization:

the director general of the BBC

(Definition of “director general” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)