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"managing director" in British English

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managing directornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmæn.ɪdʒ.ɪŋ daɪˈrek.tər/ us /ˌmæn.ə.dʒɪŋ daɪˈrek.tɚ / abbreviation MD UK

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

"managing director" in Business English

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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 managing director 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 managing director, effective March 2011.

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