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(dɪˈrɛk trɪs, daɪ-)

a woman who is a director.
usage: See -ess.
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Ever busily winding the golden thread which bound her husband, and her father, and herself, and her old directress and companion, in a life of quiet bliss, Lucie sat in the still house in the tranquilly resounding corner, listening to the echoing footsteps of years.
I thought it would have been so pleasant to have looked out upon a garden planted with flowers and trees, so amusing to have watched the demoiselles at their play; to have studied female character in a variety of phases, myself the while sheltered from view by a modest muslin curtain, whereas, owing doubtless to the absurd scruples of some old duenna of a directress, I had now only the option of looking at a bare gravelled court, with an enormous "pas de geant" in the middle, and the monotonous walls and windows of a boys' school-house round.
Katerina Ivanovna, who certainly was upset and very tired, as well as heartily sick of the dinner, at once cut short Amalia Ivanovna, saying "she knew nothing about it and was talking nonsense, that it was the business of the laundry maid, and not of the directress of a high- class boarding-school to look after /die Wasche/, and as for novel- reading, that was simply rudeness, and she begged her to be silent." Amalia Ivanovna fired up and getting angry observed that she only "meant her good," and that "she had meant her very good," and that "it was long since she had paid her /gold/ for the lodgings."
Solane Kitchen Hero ambassador chef Sau Del Rosario, competition director Nancy Reyes-Lumen Domingo was joined by Solane Kitchen Hero ambassador chef Sau del Rosario and Solane Kitchen Hero directress and best-selling author Nancy Reyes-Lumen.
Buhay is the founder and directress of Maria Lena Buhay Memorial Founda-tion, Inc.
These views shared by the former Directress of department of Physical Education, health and Sports Science University of Sindh, Prof.
But for the school's president and directress, both 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee, Dr.
Assistant Directress sports Abida Khan and Zahida Javed was also present.
(Naturally Madame Directress is less concerned about her inmates' well-being than the loss of her car.
JAMSHORO -- The Directress Sports (Girls), University of Sindh, Jamshoro has announced for information of all the concerned that the trials for selection of players for Sindh University girls' teams to participate in All Pakistan Inter-University Championship 2018-19 for chess, basket ball, cricket, taekwondo and Judo will be taking place January 15-16, 2019 at Madar-e-Millat Fatima Jinnah Girls Gymnasium, University of Sindh, Jamshoro respectively.
Boracay Island opened just in time for the wedding of my beautiful Bikram yoga instructor and studio directress Ollay Aninion to Joshua Taylan, a hip Swedish yogi and studio owner.