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[rey-zhuh-sur; French rey-zhee-sœr] /ˌreɪ ʒəˈsɜr; French reɪ ʒiˈsœr/
noun, plural régisseurs
[rey-zhuh-surz; French rey-zhee-sœr] /ˌreɪ ʒəˈsɜrz; French reɪ ʒiˈsœr/ (Show IPA)
someone responsible for the staging of a theatrical work, especially of a ballet; director.
Origin of régisseur
< French: manager, agent, steward, equivalent to régiss-, long stem of régir to govern, manage (Middle FrenchLatin regere; see regent) + -eur -eur Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for regisseur


an official in a dance company with varying duties, usually including directing productions
Word Origin
from régir to manage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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