management

noun

man·​age·​ment ˈma-nij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio)
1
: the act or art of managing : the conducting or supervising of something (such as a business)
Business improved under the management of new owners.
2
: judicious use of means to accomplish an end
is extremely cautious when it comes to money management
3
: the collective body of those who manage or direct an enterprise
Management decided to hire more workers.
managemental adjective

Examples of management in a Sentence

Business improved under the management of new owners. We're using new management techniques. Management and labor could not agree. He has a job in middle management. The managements of several top corporations met yesterday. a new system of water management
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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of management was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Management.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/management. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

management

noun
man·​age·​ment ˈman-ij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio)
1
: the act or art of managing : control, direction
2
: skill in managing
3
: the people who manage
the company's management

Medical Definition

management

noun
man·​age·​ment ˈman-ij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio)
: the whole system of care and treatment of a disease or a sick individual
the management of contagious diseases

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