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managing directornoun [C]

uk   /ˌmæn.ɪdʒ.ɪŋ daɪˈrek.tər/  us   /ˌmæn.ə.dʒɪŋ daɪˈrek.tɚ / (abbreviation MD) UK
the ​person in ​charge of a ​company: There's a ​board of five ​directors, but she is the Managing Director.

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managing directornoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation MD) UK
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT the ​person in ​charge of a ​company, who is ​responsible for what it does and how it is ​run: The ​managingdirector said that a ​company is not only ​measured by the ​returns it gives its ​shareholders, but also by the ​returns it ​provides to the ​society.appoint sb (as) managing director We are pleased to announce that we have ​appointed Julia Elliott as ​managingdirector, ​effective March 2011.
(Definition of managing director from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (公司的)总裁,总经理…
in Turkish genel müdür…
in Russian генеральный директор…
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司的)總裁,總經理…
in Polish dyrektor naczelny…
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