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Definition of "directorate" [di•rect•o•rate]

  • The office or position of a director. (noun)
  • A board of directors, as of a corporation. (noun)
  • The entire staff of a bureau or department. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "directorate" in a sentence
  • "The intelligence directorate is "satisfied with mediocre written products ... closed-minded and unwilling to consider new and different ideas," the senior analyst added."
  • "The intelligence directorate is “satisfied with mediocre written products … closed-minded and unwilling to consider new and different ideas,” the senior analyst added."
  • "This directorate is responsible for developing policies for and investigating incidents of the use of force by PSC."