funeral director


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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.
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funeral director

n
(Professions) an undertaker
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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.]
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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
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Translations

funeral director

nimpresario di pompe funebri
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"That is why we are consulting on the Funeral Director: Code of Practice that will in future form an important part of the wider regulatory framework for funeral directors."
The funeral director showed us what caskets he had, explained what was needed in terms of planning and logistics, and let us decide and choose.
Prices for each funeral director will vary, but all will be below the Scottish average cost for a funeral.
"As a local association serving Shropshire, our advice to families who are interested in acquiring a pre-paid funeral plan, is always speak to your local funeral director."
Houston, TX, October 14, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Simon Hardern, CEO Elect and Vice President, Operations of Kenyon International Emergency Services, will attend the 36th Annual General Meeting and Conference of The British Institute of Funeral Directors (BIFD).
Ch Sarwar Noor said that the UK Funeral Director had assured him of every support in this regard.
"Our advice to the public is to look for the NAFD lion logo on funeral home windows or websites, when choosing a funeral director to make sure you will be properly and professionally supported at one of the most distressing times in your life.
Given that there were 24,735 cremations in Georgia in 2012 and that the average retail price for cremation nationally is roughly $3,200, Georgia consumers are spending nearly $300,000 for each funeral director's job preserved by the law.
All enquiries to Gabriels Funeral Directors. Tel: 01654 711091.
With a plan from Golden Charter, your funeral director's services are guaranteed to be taken care of, with nothing more to pay.
DAREN Persson Funeral Directors in North Shields is regarded as one of Tyneside's most respected funeral directors.
A professional organisation, such as the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) or The National Society of Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) can also help you to find a reputable local funeral director.