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used in Brave New World

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Definition
supervise, control, or to be in charge of
  • And Tomakin, ex-Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning, Tomakin was still on holiday–
    p. 239.1
director = supervisor (person in charge)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And this," said the Director opening the door, "is the Fertilizing Room."
    p. 3.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Bent over their instruments, three hundred Fertilizers were plunged, as the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning entered the room, in the scarcely breathing silence, the absent-minded, soliloquizing hum or whistle, of absorbed concentration.
    p. 4.0
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • A troop of newly arrived students, very young, pink and callow, followed nervously, rather abjectly, at the Director's heels.
    p. 4.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Tall and rather thin but upright, the Director advanced into the room.
    p. 4.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Bokanovsky's Process," repeated the Director, and the students underlined the words in their little notebooks.
    p. 6.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Scores," the Director repeated and flung out his arms, as though he were distributing largesse.
    p. 7.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director wheeled sharply round on him.
    p. 7.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "But, alas," the Director shook his head, "we can't bokanovskify indefinitely."
    p. 8.0
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "That's the spirit I like!" cried the Director, and clapped Mr. Foster on the shoulder.
    p. 9.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Containing all the relevant information," added the Director.
    p. 10.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Give them a few figures, Mr. Foster," said the Director, who was tired of talking.
    p. 11.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "That's the spirit I like," said the Director once more.
    p. 12.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • He was going to say "future World controllers," but correcting himself, said "future Directors of Hatcheries," instead.
    p. 13.9
  • directors = supervisors (people in charge)
  • "Ass!" said the Director, breaking a long silence.
    p. 14.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And that," put in the Director sententiously, "that is the secret of happiness and virtue–liking what you've got to do."
    p. 16.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Charming, charming," murmured the Director and, giving her two or three little pats, received in exchange a rather deferential smile for himself.
    p. 16.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Charming," said the Director once more, and, with a final pat, moved away after the others.
    p. 17.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • But the Director had looked at his watch.
    p. 18.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director smiled indulgently.
    p. 18.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director opened a door.
    p. 19.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director rubbed his hands.
    p. 20.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director waited until all were happily busy.
    p. 20.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And now," the Director shouted (for the noise was deafening), "now we proceed to rub in the lesson with a mild electric shock."
    p. 21.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "We can electrify that whole strip of floor," bawled the Director in explanation.
    p. 21.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Observe," said the Director triumphantly, "observe."
    p. 21.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director turned to his nurses.
    p. 22.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "We condition the masses to hate the country," concluded the Director.
    p. 23.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • There was a silence; then, clearing his throat, "Once upon a time," the Director began, "while our Ford was still on earth, there was a little boy called Reuben Rabinovitch."
    p. 23.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director interrupted himself.
    p. 23.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director nodded approvingly.
    p. 24.1
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "In brief," the Director summed up, "the parents were the father and the mother."
    p. 24.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Here the Director made a sign of the T on his stomach and all the students reverently followed suit.
    p. 25.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • That howl, the Director made it plain, discouraged the earliest investigators.
    p. 26.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Whereas, if they'd only started on moral education," said the Director, leading the way towards the door.
    p. 26.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The students and even the Director himself rose automatically to the tips of their toes.
    p. 26.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Fifty yards of tiptoeing brought them to a door which the Director cautiously opened.
    p. 26.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • A nurse rose as they entered and came to attention before the Director.
    p. 27.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director walked slowly down the long line of cots.
    p. 27.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director walked up to it and pressed a switch.
    p. 27.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director pushed back the switch.
    p. 28.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Once more the Director touched the switch.
    p. 28.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director almost shouted in his triumph.
    p. 29.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director and his students stood for a short time watching a game of Centrifugal Bumble-puppy.
    p. 30.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Strange," mused the Director, as they turned away, "strange to think that even in Our Ford's day most games were played without more apparatus than a ball or two and a few sticks and perhaps a bit of netting. Imagine the folly of allowing people to play elaborate games which do nothing whatever to increase consumption."
    p. 30.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "I always think," the Director was continuing in the same rather maudlin tone, when he was interrupted by a loud boo-hooing.
    p. 31.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "What's the matter?" asked the Director.
    p. 31.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And so," she went on, turning back to the Director, "I'm taking him in to see the Assistant Superintendent of Psychology."
    p. 32.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Quite right," said the Director.
    p. 32.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And a very good name too," said the Director.
    p. 32.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Exquisite little creature!" said the Director, looking after her.
    p. 32.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Twenty," the Director repeated.
    p. 33.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • In the lift, on their way up to the changing rooms, Henry Foster and the Assistant Director of Predestination rather pointedly turned their backs on Bernard Marx from the Psychology Bureau: averted themselves from that unsavoury reputation.
    p. 34.1
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "It's all right, Director," he said in a tone of faint derision, "I won't corrupt them."
    p. 35.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • And then there's the Director to think of.
    p. 42.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Otherwise the Director would never have kept him.
    p. 88.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • HALTING for a moment outside the door of the Director's room, Bernard drew a deep breath and squared his shoulders, bracing himself to meet the dislike and disapproval which he was certain of finding within.
    p. 95.0
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "A permit for you to initial, Director," he said as airily as possible, and laid the paper on the writing-table.
    p. 95.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director glanced at him sourly.
    p. 95.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The director had no choice.
    p. 95.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director leaned back in his chair, frowning.
    p. 95.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • A man so conventional, so scrupulously correct as the Director–and to commit so gross a solecism! It made him want to hide his face, to run out of the room.
    p. 96.1
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • What made him feel shy was the knowledge that the Director disapproved–disapproved and yet had been betrayed into doing the forbidden thing.
    p. 96.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "I had the same idea as you," the Director was saying.
    p. 96.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "And she wasn't there; she wasn't there," the Director repeated.
    p. 97.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Shaking his head, "I actually dream about it sometimes," the Director went on in a low voice.
    p. 97.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • At the sound of his voice the Director started into a guilty realization of where he was; shot a glance at Bernard, and averting his eyes, blushed darkly; looked at him again with sudden suspicion and, angrily on his dignity, "Don't imagine," he said, "that I'd had any indecorous relation with the girl."
    p. 97.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director's voice vibrated with an indignation that had now become wholly righteous and impersonal–was the expression of the disapproval of Society itself.
    p. 98.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • As recently as a week ago, in the Director's office, he had imagined himself courageously resisting, stoically accepting suffering without a word.
    p. 104.1
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director's threats had actually elated him, made him feel larger than life.
    p. 104.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • –against the Director–how unfair not to give him that other chance, that other chance which, he now had no doubt at all, he had always intended to take.
    p. 104.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • But the Director's old; lots of people are old; they're not like that.
    p. 110.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Lying in bed, he would think of Heaven and London and Our Lady of Acoma and the rows and rows of babies in clean bottles and Jesus flying up and Linda flying up and the great Director of World Hatcheries and Awonawilona.
    p. 128.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "This hive of industry," as the Director was fond of calling it, was in the full buzz of work.
    p. 146.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • But the Director's face, as he entered the Fertilizing Room with Henry Foster, was grave, wooden with severity.
    p. 147.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The voice in which he said, "Good-morning, Director," was absurdly too loud; that in which, correcting his mistake, he said, "You asked me to come and speak to you here," ridiculously soft, a squeak.
    p. 148.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Yes, Mr. Marx," said the Director portentously.
    p. 148.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Yes-s," repeated the Director, lingering, a serpent, on the "s."
    p. 148.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Ladies and gentlemen," the Director repeated once more, "excuse me for thus interrupting your labours."
    p. 148.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • By his heretical views on sport and soma, by the scandalous unorthodoxy of his sex-life, by his refusal to obey the teachings of Our Ford and behave out of office hours, 'even as a little infant,' " (here the Director made the sign of the T), "he has proved himself an enemy of Society, a subverter, ladies and gentlemen, of all Order and Stability, a conspirator against Civilization itself.
    p. 149.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director paused; then, folding his arms, he turned impressively to Bernard.
    p. 149.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Somewhat taken aback, but still majestically, "Then show it," said the Director.
    p. 149.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "There he is," he said, pointing at the Director.
    p. 150.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "Did you think I didn't recognize him?" Linda asked indignantly; then, turning to the Director, "Of course I knew you; Tomakin, I should have known you anywhere, among a thousand."
    p. 150.4
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • She stood looking at him, her head on one side, still smiling, but with a smile that became progressively, in face of the Director's expression of petrified disgust, less and less self-confident, that wavered and finally went out.
    p. 150.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "What's the meaning," began the Director, "of this monstrous ..."
    p. 150.8
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • "... this monstrous practical joke," the Director shouted.
    p. 150.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Director went suddenly pale, stopped struggling and stood, his hands on her wrists, staring down at her, horrified.
    p. 151.2
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • He came in at once, paused for a moment just inside the door, looked round, then soft on his moccasined feet strode quickly across the room, fell on his knees in front of the Director, and said in a clear voice: "My father!"
    p. 151.6
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • My father–and it was the Director!
    p. 151.9
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • Pale, wild-eyed, the Director glared about him in an agony of bewildered humiliation.
    p. 152.1
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • After the scene in the Fertilizing Room, all upper-caste London was wild to see this delicious creature who had fallen on his knees before the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning–
    p. 153.3
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • –or rather the ex-Director, for the poor man had resigned immediately afterwards and never set foot inside the Centre again–
    p. 153.5
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • The Chief Bottler, the Director of Predestination, three Deputy Assistant Fertilizer-Generals, the Professor of Feelies in the College of Emotional Engineering, the Dean of the Westminster Community Singery, the Supervisor of Bokanovskification–the list of Bernard's notabilities was interminable.
    p. 156.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • ... "It really is a bit too thick," the Head Mistress of Eton was saying to the Director of Crematoria and Phosphorus Reclamation.
    p. 174.7
  • director = supervisor (person in charge)

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
  • It may interest you to know that our ex-Director was on the point of transferring him to Iceland.
    p. 174.9
director = supervisor (person in charge)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-or" often converts a verb to a noun that means "a person who."  This is the pattern you see in words like actor, editor, and visitor.)
There are no more uses of "direct" in Brave New World.

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