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18:34 Apr 23, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / occupations- general
French term or phrase:Directeur
Can "directeur" simply be translated as "director/manager" if there are no other context clues (my french dictionary also lists headmaster, principal, and chief executive)?
If there really aren't any contextual clues, 'director' strikes me as the more neutral term (between director and manager) - works in both private and public context. Having context always best though of course!
Hi Jennifer, It could indeed be translated as 'director' or 'manager', but whether it would be this rather than any other of your suggestions would depend on the context - obviously the possible translations vary widely in their meaning so you really...
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Explanation: Good neutral term to designate the person running the company, department, team, etc.
head of the company, head of the department
Anne Collette Local time: 23:38 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English, French