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"directorate" in British English

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directoratenoun [C]

uk   us   /daɪˈrek.tər.ət/ /dɪ-/
a ​department or ​organization that is ​responsible for one ​particular thing: the ​Norwegianfish and ​game directorate the directorate ofcorporatedevelopment [+ sing/pl verb] a ​group of ​directors
(Definition of directorate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"directorate" in Business English

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directoratenoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪˈrektərət/
GOVERNMENT a ​department or ​organization that is ​responsible for one particular thing, especially in ​government: European sugar beet ​farmers are being ​backed by the EU's ​agricultural directorate. the ​competition/​policy/​safety directorate
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT a ​group of ​managers who ​control a ​company or an ​organization: In ​addition to myself we have two other ​femalemembers of the directorate.
(Definition of directorate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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