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English definition of “managing director”

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managing director

noun [C]
 
 
mainly UK
the main person in control of a companyOccupations and tradesBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
Translations of “managing director”
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司的)總裁,總經理…
in Russian генеральный директор…
in Turkish genel müdür…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司的)总裁,总经理…
in Polish dyrektor naczelny…
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