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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Sure, being a country star and Game of Thrones super fan probably helped seal the deal, but Chris explained to Rolling Stone that his management reached out to the show's production team in hopes of participating in the series. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Wait, Chris Stapleton Was on 'Game of Thrones' This Week?!," 30 Apr. 2019 While some tech startups have integrated AI into their market analyses, perhaps the most immediately relevant use for machine learning and other emerging technologies is building management, organization, and design. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "The 10 top emerging trends that will shape real estate in 2019," 10 Oct. 2018 Then, Kourtney posted this cryptic Snapchat about anger management, which fans took to be a diss at Kim. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "The Kardashian Sisters Are Fighting on Twitter, and People Think Kris Staged It," 6 Aug. 2018 Besides holes, these pests can also leave behind shed pupae skins, webbing, and frass, insect excrement that looks like large grains of sand, according to pest management brand Woodstream. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get Rid of Moths in Every Part of Your Home, According to Experts," 13 Mar. 2019 That instinct for connecting others is the basis of her new business, the Eye, a Hollywood-style management agency for designers and architects, with partner Joanna August. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This Remodeled Los Angeles Home is a Magnet for Friends and Hollywood Stars Alike," 11 Mar. 2019 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

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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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