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directorshipdi‧rec‧tor‧ship /dəˈrektəʃɪp, daɪ- $ -ər-/ noun [countable]  BBCBBBthe position of being a director of a company or organizationunder the directorship of somebody The Institute was established under the directorship of Professor Gray.
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directorshipNineteen former Tory Cabinet members enjoy 59 directorships between them.He noted that the son of a senior Conservative aristocrat had walked into a directorship without previous training or experience.Having met him, Miles made him an offer, a directorship of the company, and Indica to move in.He was proud of his directorship, excellent salary, and good benefits.Sales increased by 25% under Danoff's directorship.As a challenge the chief of the Poltava guberniia Department of Education offered him the directorship of this residential school for war-orphans.Ashton took over the directorship and maintained the pace.Chiesa said he had then been rewarded with the directorship of the Pio Albergo Trivulzio old people's home.The directorship, for which he had struggled for years, represented to her only a house in Vanier Heights.under the directorship of somebodyAlthough its founder, Karl-Ernst Jöllenbeck died in 1991, the gallery remains a vital force under the directorship of Michael Nickel.
From Longman Business Dictionarydirectorshipdi‧rec‧tor‧ship /dəˈrektəʃɪp, daɪ--ər-/ noun [countable]JOB the position of being director of a company or organizationMr Todd holds a number of directorships.
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