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noun [uncountable] handling pronunciation in British English /ˈhændlɪŋ/
  1. 1
    the way in which someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person
    Depression often responds to suitable treatment and sympathetic handling.
    handling of: The government was criticized for its handling of the crisis.
  2. 2
    the way in which you touch, use, or deal with something, especially with your hands
    food handling
    handling of: The safe handling of waste is now a legal requirement.
  3. 3
    the management or movement of goods
    a sophisticated cargo handling and distribution network
    1. a.
      the way in which someone or something processes and manages information
      Data handling skills are in short supply.
  4. 4
    the handling of a vehicle is how easy it is to control
    The car’s ride and handling are poor.

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