management

noun
man·​age·​ment | \ ˈma-nij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio) \

Definition of management

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.

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Other Words from management

managemental \ ˌma-​nij-​ˈmen-​tᵊl How to pronounce managemental (audio) \ 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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Harry has explained to her that the numbers of birds need to be kept down on the estate and that this is all part of the management. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Reportedly Waited Until Meghan Markle Left Sandringham Before Joining the Royal Family Hunt," 31 Dec. 2018 So this advisory doesn’t have any legal force, Micah Berman, a professor of health services management and policy at The Ohio State University, tells The Verge in an email. Rachel Becker, The Verge, "What it means that the Surgeon General now calls vaping an ‘epidemic’," 18 Dec. 2018 Travis Lanier, Qualcomm’s senior director of product management, put it simply: The Snapdragon 855 will deliver 45 percent more performance than the 845 in the Kryo GPU, and 20 percent more performance in the Adreno GPU. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Meet Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855: AI boosts, a smarter camera, mobile gaming—and bye-bye, JPEG," 5 Dec. 2018 Her husband was Obama's budget director Golodryga is married to Peter R. Orszag, the director of the office of management and budget under President Barack Obama. Rose Minutaglio, Good Housekeeping, "Meet Bianna Golodryga, the New 'CBS This Morning' Co-Host," 3 Oct. 2018 But many see a future in parking, especially in rebranding the service as part of curb management, an emerging catch-all term for digital means of managing the streetscape. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Why valet parking is the future of smarter urban transit," 6 Aug. 2018 Kathryn Crawford Saxer coaches mid- to senior-level professionals on career management and development. Kathryn Crawford Saxer, The Seattle Times, "How to make a big career decision," 25 Mar. 2019 The banks have spent billions of dollars in recent years restructuring, overhauling management and cutting staff in a bid to revive their fortunes as independent lenders. Ben Dummett, WSJ, "Deutsche Bank’s Investment-Banking Arm Looms Large Over Commerzbank Merger Talks," 24 Mar. 2019 Microsoft created a useful webpage for comparing the different Windows 10 versions, breaking down the reasons to upgrade to Windows Pro into four categories: the fundamentals, management and deployment, security, and Windows updates. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Who needs Windows 10 Pro: 5 reasons to upgrade," 5 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of management

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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management

noun

English Language Learners Definition of management

: the act or skill of controlling and making decisions about a business, department, sports team, etc.
: the people who make decisions about a business, department, sports team, etc.
: the act or process of deciding how to use something

management

noun
man·​age·​ment | \ ˈma-nij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio) \

Kids Definition of management

1 : the act of looking after and making decisions about something
2 : the people who look after and make decisions about something Management and labor could not agree on pay increases.

management

noun
man·​age·​ment | \ ˈman-ij-mənt How to pronounce management (audio) \

Medical Definition of management

: the whole system of care and treatment of a disease or a sick individual the management of contagious diseases

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