handling - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the way in which someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person
    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. 4
    the handling of a vehicle is how easy it is to control

    The car’s ride and handling are poor.