gestion

noun
ges·​tion | \ ˈjes(h)chən \
plural -s

Definition of gestion

1 : the act or process of carrying on : conduct, management that participation in the gestion of affairs which his office made incumbent on him— Thomas Jefferson
2 Roman & civil law : management of or interference with the business or affairs of another without authority : intermeddling

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History and Etymology for gestion

Latin gestion-, gestio, from gestus (past participle of gerere to bear, act, manage) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Gestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gestion. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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