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directorate

[ dih-rek-ter-it, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈrɛk tər ɪt, daɪ- /
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noun
the office of a director.
a body of directors.
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Origin of directorate

1830–40; <French directorat<Late Latin dīrēctordirector + French -at-ate3
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British Dictionary definitions for directorate

directorate
/ (dɪˈrɛktərɪt, daɪ-) /

noun
a board of directors
Also: directorship the position of director
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