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the act or manner of managing; handling, direction, or control.
skill in managing; executive ability: great management and tact.
the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a business, institution, etc.: The store is under new management.
executives collectively, considered as a class (distinguished from labor ).

1590–1600; manage + -ment

managemental [man-ij-men-tl] , adjective
antimanagement, adjective, noun
nonmanagement, noun, adjective
promanagement, adjective
self-management, noun

1. regulation, administration; superintendence, care, charge, conduct, guidance, treatment. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
management (ˈmænɪdʒmənt)
1.  line management middle management See also top management the members of the executive or administration of an organization or business
2.  managers or employers collectively
3.  the technique, practice, or science of managing, controlling or dealing with: anger management
4.  the skilful or resourceful use of materials, time, etc
5.  the specific treatment of a disease, disorder, etc

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Word Origin & History

1598, "act of managing," from manage (q.v.). Meaning "governing body" (originally of a theater) is from 1739. Manager is 1588 in the sense of "one who manages;" specific sense of "one who conducts a house of business or public institution" is from 1705.
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Cultural Dictionary

management definition

The body of individuals who run major businesses, usually without owning them but often with the reward of stock options.

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