Origin of directorate
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Examples from the Web for directorate
A sergeant from the Directorate General of Prisons, Mina Olmedo, was shot and killed, and eleven other guards were badly injured.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens
June 7, 2014
Although it's too early to accuse the ISI, Hasan says, he nevertheless thinks the directorate has to be a top suspect.Who Killed Saleem Shahzad?
Ron Moreau, Fasih Ahmed
May 31, 2011
The directorate of operations is now known as the National Clandestine Service.Is Leon Panetta Covering Up Torture?
April 8, 2009
The very staff of the directorate at the War Office had the same quality.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
It came to an end during the directorate of Alexander Lowe, who was appointed in 1856.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
A directorate—a few directorates—a snug place at Court—who knows?Samba
The Directorate will give you a refund of the purchase price.Love Story
Irving E. Cox, Jr.
These subsidiary companies are also controlled by the Directorate.Zeppelin
- a board of directors
- Also: directorship the position of director
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Word Origin and History for directorate
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