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[n] the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
[n] those in charge of running a business


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direction

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\Man"age*ment\, n. [From {Manage}, v.]
1. The act or art of managing; the manner of treating, directing, carrying on, or using, for a purpose; conduct; administration; guidance; control; as, the management of a family or of a farm; the management of state affairs. ``The management of the voice.'' --E. Porter.
2. Business dealing; negotiation; arrangement. He had great managements with ecclesiastics. --Addison.
3. Judicious use of means to accomplish an end; conduct directed by art or address; skillful treatment; cunning practice; -- often in a bad sense. Mark with what management their tribes divide Some stick to you, and some to t'other side. --Dryden.
4. The collective body of those who manage or direct any enterprise or interest; the board of managers. Syn: Conduct; administration; government; direction; guidance; care; charge; contrivance; intrigue.

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