meaning of directory

1. Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.
A collection or body of directions, rules, or ordinances; esp. , a book of directions for the conduct of worship; as, the Directory used by the nonconformists instead of the Prayer Book.
A book containing the names and residences of the inhabitants of any place, or of classes of them; an address book; as, a business directory.
A body of directors; board of management; especially, a committee which held executive power in France under the first republic.
Direction; guide.
directory system> A node in a hierarchical file system which contains zero or more other nodes - generally, files or other directories. Compare folder.
an alphabetical list of names and addresses

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directory | directory access protocol | directory system agent | directory user agent |

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