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18:34 Apr 23, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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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)?
bradyjc3
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Summary of answers provided
5DirectorxxxBunsen
4Managersdavidson
4HeadAnne Collette


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Head


Explanation:
Good neutral term to designate the person running the company, department, team, etc.

Example sentence(s):
  • head of the company, head of the department
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Director


Explanation:
This is a more refined and more precise term.

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Manager


Explanation:
I would definitely go with 'manager'.

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