director-general

Definitions

Economics

  • (written as Director General)
    Title given to the persons who head certain international organizations, including the WTO.

Law

  • noun
    (written as Director-General)
    the head of the Directorates General in the commission

Media Studies

  • noun the chief of a governmental agency or other organisation which is headed by several directors.
  • acronymDG

Politics

  • noun a person in charge of a large organisation, with several directors responsible to him or her
  • noun in the European Union, a civil servant in charge of one of the directorates-general in the European union
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