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funeral director

n.
One whose business is to arrange for the burial or cremation of the dead and assist at the funeral rites and who is usually an embalmer. Also called mortician, undertaker.

funeral director

n
(Professions) an undertaker

fu′neral direc`tor


n.
a person, usu. a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funeral director - one whose business is the management of funeralsfuneral director - one whose business is the management of funerals
embalmer - a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations

funeral director

nimpresario di pompe funebri
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