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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution.

Usage examples (38)
  • "The agency directorate is basically sitting on the report until after the election," the official continued.
  • This directorate is responsible for developing policies for and investigating incidents of the use of force by PSC.
  • The directorate is the institution which deals with foreigners 'stay in Bulgaria.
  • We are currently, now, outside of the so-called directorate of the religious affairs. for more
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