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/diˈrektərē/,
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directories, plural;
  1. A book listing individuals or organizations alphabetically or thematically with details such as names, addresses, and telephone numbers

  2. A file that consists solely of a set of other files (which may themselves be directories)

  3. A book of directions for the conduct of Christian worship, esp. in Presbyterian and Roman Catholic Churches

  4. The French revolutionary government in France 1795–99, comprising two councils and a five-member executive. It maintained an aggressive foreign policy but could not control events at home and was overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte


  1. an alphabetical list of names and addresses
  2. (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)
  3. Folder, directory, catalog, or drawer, in computing, is a virtual container within a digital file system, in which groups of computer files and other folders can be kept and organized.
  4. The Executive Directory (Directoire exécutif) was a body of five Directors that held executive power in France following the Convention and preceding the Consulate. ...
  5. In computer software, specifically the command line interface of the OpenVMS operating system, the DIRECTORY command (often abbreviated as DIR) is used to list the files inside a directory. It is analogous to the DOS dir and Unix ls commands.
  6. A Directorial Republic is a country ruled by a College of several people which jointly exercise the powers of Head of State. This system of government is in contrast both with presidential republics and parliamentary republics. ...
  7. A list of names, addresses etc., of specific classes of people or organizations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification; : A structured listing of the names and characteristics of the files on a storage device; : A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and ...
  8. (Directories) Directory web sites provide a structured listing of registered web sites in different categories. They are similar to an electronic version of Yellow Pages. Yahoo! and Excite are the best known examples of directories. (Also known as catalogues.)
  9. (Directories) A web search tool compiled manually by human editors. Once websites are submitted with information such as a title and description, they are assessed by an editor and, if deemed suitable for addition, will be listed under one or more subject categories. ...
  10. (Directories) Similar to search engines, directories are indexes of web pages organized by subject.
  11. (Directories) classified lists of names and addresses of individuals and organizations used in selling for prospecting for new accounts and in marketing research as sources of secondary data.
  12. (Directories) A type of Search Engine where listings are gathered through human efforts, rather than by automated crawling of the web. In directories, web sites are often reviewed, summarized in about 25 words and placed in a particular category.
  13. (DIRECTORIES) A group of web pages that are broken up into subject categories.
  14. (Directories) (external sites with a list of resources)
  15. (Directories) A listing of websites generated by human efforts rather than automated scripts. These websites may be given a short description and placed in a category.
  16. (Directories) A website that features gathered and categorized information on other websites on the net. Sort of like a search engine but not quite the same, because it only "bookmarks" sites. Also, the sites are hand picked, so only the best of them get to be listed.
  17. (Directories) Africa Private Equity
  18. (Directories) Catalogues of websites arranged by subject. Usually have some degree of human review and assessment.
  19. (Directories) Directory is like library where books are stored in order, here in internet world it stored websites in order and that order is called category, it has a passive search mechanism or sometimes directory has its own search mechanism but that’s not more powerful.
  20. (Directories) Drop-down lists on the toolbar that show adult and junior member Public Home Pages, Groups and members’ personal blog sites.
  21. (Directories) I define Internet finding aids that are arranged by subject and include only selected sites as directories. While they often do have keyword searching, all entries are listed under one or more subject headings.
  22. (Directories) Member and/or E-mail directories can be added and may be placed in a members-only area for privacy.
  23. (Directories) One of the only parts of SEO that involves real people. Web directories (such as DMOZ.org) are listings of web pages reviewed and catalogued by humans. Back to Top
  24. (Directories) Submit your site to relevant directories.  Some of these are useless, but some still carry a little weight.
  25. (Directories) These are companies that use categories to provide listings that customers are looking for. You have to submit individually to each directory. Example: Dmoz.org Open Project Directory.