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noun management pronunciation in British English /ˈmænɪdʒmənt/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the control and operation of a business or organization
    In this company we have a new approach to management.
    The heart of effective management is communication.
    management of: local management of schools
    1. a.
      [singular/uncountable] the people who control and operate a business or organization: can be followed by a singular or plural verb
      Talks between management and pilots ended in disagreement over pay cuts.
      a strong management team
      Senior management hired a consultant to do the study.
      under new management: The restaurant is now under new management.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of controlling or managing something
    stress management
    management of: an attack on the government’s management of the economy


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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