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Definition of "directorial" []

  • Of or relating to a director or directorate. (adjective)
  • Serving to direct; directive. (adjective)
  • A person or thing that directs, controls, or regulates (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.

  • A member of the governing board of a business concern who may or may not have an executive function (noun)
  • A person who directs the affairs of an institution, trust, educational programme, etc (noun)
  • The person responsible for the artistic and technical aspects of making a film or television programme (noun)

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Use "directorial" in a sentence
  • "After Sidney Sheinberg, then vice president of production for Universal's TV arm, saw the film, he signed Spielberg to a long-term directorial contract."
  • "Besides, I doubt if you talked to the executives -- certain directorial boards who earn $208,333 a month, for example -- they'd be the ones feeling bummed."
  • "August 12th, 2009 Music-composer Pritam is heard to be brain-storming over the music of Parmeet Sethi's untitled directorial venture under Yash Raj Productions."