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Directorship  n.  The condition or office of a director; directorate.

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"Directorship" Quotes from Famous Books

... money, and was obliged instead of building to purchase a private house. The owner of this house was a certain Moussaut du Frene, whose brother was a priest. This brother, therefore, naturally became the first director of these godly women. Less than a year after his appointment he died, and the directorship became vacant. ...

... idle—poems, prose sketches, and tales flowing from it in abundance. De Nygifte (The Newly-Married Couple), the first of the three plays in the present volume, was produced at the Christiania theatre in the first year of his directorship there. ...
— Three Comedies • Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson

... queen's. As his own unconstrained act, he ordered a diminution of the court luxury, and a limitation of the great pensions which were paid to favorites. The great stable of the king must be reduced, the chief directorship of the post bureau must be abolished, the high salary of the governess of the royal children as well as that of the maid of honor of Madame Elizabeth, sister of ...
— Marie Antoinette And Her Son • Louise Muhlbach

... to France, at the expense of the Trustees, to study the management of filatures and the necessary processes for preparing the article for market, and thus, though no operative, was qualified to take the directorship of so important a branch of industry. His salary was 100l. per annum; 25l. for a clerk, and a tract of land was also granted him, which, in 1763, ...
— Biographical Memorials of James Oglethorpe • Thaddeus Mason Harris

Words linked to "Directorship" :   post, spot, place, director, berth, billet, position, situation, office

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