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man·age·ment

management

 
 
pronunciation:
mae nihj mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of controlling, directing, or governing.
The success of the business was due to excellent management.Management of the students in the classroom was more difficult than the new teacher had imagined.That old restaurant is under new management now.
synonyms:
administration, direction, supervision
similar words:
control, government, guidance, oversight, regime, regulation, stewardship
definition 2: the person or persons in charge of a particular business or other organization.
The customers were very dissatisfied and demanded to speak with the management.The two sisters make up the management of the business.
synonyms:
administration, directors, executives, superintendents, supervisors
similar words:
bosses, executive officers, higher-ups, honchos, office, overseers, top dogs
definition 3: business owners or executives, collectively.
There seemed to be endless disputes between management and labor during that decade.
synonyms:
administration, bosses, executives, higher-ups, owners
similar words:
honchos, top dogs
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