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"directory" in British English

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directorynoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈrek.tər.i/ /daɪˈrek.tər.i/  us   /dɪˈrek.tɚ.i/  /daɪˈrek.tɚ.i/
(Definition of directory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"directory" in American English

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directorynoun [C]

 us   /dəˈrek·tə·ri, dɑɪ-/
a list of telephone numbers, names, addresses, or other information: I found your address in the directory of university graduates.
(Definition of directory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"directory" in Business English

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directorynoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of directory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “directory”
in Arabic دَليْل…
in Korean 안내 책자…
in Portuguese lista (telefônica)…
in Catalan directori…
in Japanese 人名録…
in Chinese (Simplified) 簿,册,名录,指南…
in Turkish rehber, kılavuz…
in Russian справочник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簿,冊,名錄,指南…
in Italian elenco…
in Polish spis, katalog…
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