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It is demanding that all trains retain a conductor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's talking about the tricky moment when a conductor meets an orchestra. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Throughout her years on the international scene she worked with leading conductors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The wires in a circuit are made from copper which is a very good conductor of electricity. Chapman, C. & Horsley, M. & Small, E. Technology Basic Facts (1990)This interest was enhanced by two summers as a bus conductor while he was a student. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The partnership of this orchestra and conductor continues to breed success. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was a freight train conductor but could not work. The Sun (2013)Permanent friendships were formed with many of the leading singers and conductors of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Such wire is made of a metal that is a somewhat poorer conductor of electricity than copper. Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)These are now the only buses with conductors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The chemistry between conductors and orchestras is mysterious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or a duck whose ambition was to be a bus conductor. The Sun (2008)It is one of the biggest revolutions in the industry since the end of the bus conductor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His careers adviser suggested he might make a good bus conductor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Good conductor of heat and electricity. Chapman, C. & Horsley, M. & Small, E. Technology Basic Facts (1990)They'd take their chances with the conductor on the train. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Throw too many man-made fibres together and you just become a static electricity conductor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are the conductor of an orchestra, not a solo act. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And when the United midfield is still clearly an orchestra awaiting a conductor? The Sun (2013)And the challenge to conductors of balancing orchestras in that confined space certainly helped us to sort out the sheep from the goats! Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is one of his party pieces, and he understands its cumulative power as well as any leading conductor today. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Train conductors have become helpful. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My father was a conductor and I trained as a violinist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Singing without a conductor, the choir 's tuning and rapport are impeccable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The train 's conductor, who has the task of checking the person on the line is actually dead. The Sun (2010)If you have been singing for a while, consider a course of lessons, or join a choir whose conductor and coaches can boost your vocal confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But as a gifted trainer and conductor of choirs, he devoted most effort to the medium of choral music, which he regarded as his natural territory. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'conductor'

British English: conductor /kənˈdʌktə/ NOUN
A conductor is a person who stands in front of an orchestra or choir and directs its performance.
Several hundred musicians need a conductor.
  • American English: conductor
  • Arabic: قَائِد فِرْقَة مُوسِيقِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: maestro
  • Chinese: 乐队指挥
  • Croatian: dirigent
  • Czech: dirigent
  • Danish: dirigent
  • Dutch: dirigent orkest
  • European Spanish: director orquesta
  • Finnish: kapellimestari
  • French: chef d’orchestre
  • German: Dirigent
  • Greek: μαέστρος
  • Italian: direttore d’orchestra
  • Japanese: 指揮者
  • Korean: 지휘자
  • Norwegian: dirigent
  • Polish: dyrygent
  • European Portuguese: maestro
  • Romanian: dirijor
  • Russian: дирижер
  • Spanish: director de orquestra
  • Swedish: dirigent
  • Thai: ผู้ควบคุมวงดนตรี
  • Turkish: orkestra şefi
  • Ukrainian: диригент
  • Vietnamese: nhạc trưởng

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