Definition of manager
- He was promoted to manager last month.
- the manager of a baseball team
I'd like to speak to the manager, please.
He was promoted to manager last year.
The team's general manager acquired five new players for the upcoming season.
The manager decided to change pitchers in the eighth inning.
The actress recently fired her manager.
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: 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
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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