manager

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noun man·ag·er \ˈma-ni-jər\

Definition of manager

  1. :  one that manages: such asa :  a person who conducts business or household affairs He was promoted to manager last month.b :  a person whose work or profession is managementc (1) :  a person who directs a team or athlete the manager of a baseball team (2) :  a student who in scholastic or collegiate sports supervises equipment and records under the direction of a coach

managerial

play \ˌma-nə-ˈjir-ē-əl\ adjective

managerially

play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

managership

play \ˈma-ni-jər-ˌship\ noun

Examples of manager in a Sentence

  1. I'd like to speak to the manager, please.

  2. He was promoted to manager last year.

  3. The team's general manager acquired five new players for the upcoming season.

  4. The manager decided to change pitchers in the eighth inning.

  5. The actress recently fired her manager.

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First Known Use of manager

1588



MANAGER Defined for English Language Learners

manager

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noun

Definition of manager for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is in charge of a business, department, etc.

  • : someone who directs the training and performance of a sports team; especially : a person who directs a baseball team

  • : someone who directs the professional career of an entertainer or athlete


MANAGER Defined for Kids

manager

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noun man·ag·er \ˈma-ni-jər\

Definition of manager for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who is in charge of a business or part of a business

  2. 2 :  a person who directs the training and performance of a sports team


Law Dictionary

manager

noun man·ag·er

Legal Definition of manager

  1. 1 :  a person who manages a business or organization

  2. 2 :  a member of the House of Representatives who acts as a prosecutor at the Senate trial in an impeachment proceeding — see also impeach

  3. 3 :  conferee



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