a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of a part, division, or phase of it.
a person who manages: the manager of our track team.
a person who controls and manipulates resources and expenditures, as of a household.
British. (formerly) a theatrical producer.
- man·ag·er·ship, noun
- sub·man·ag·er, noun
- sub·man·ag·er·ship, noun
- un·der·man·ag·er, noun
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How to use manager in a sentence
Third, the destruction: These hedge-fund managers want to eliminate all limits and oversight of charter schools.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools | Zephyr Teachout | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They are shop managers, salesmen, students, and accountants.
Corporate managers are always going to approach matters differently to journalists.Journalists + eBay Billionaire = Chaos. The Troubles at Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media | Lloyd Grove | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She wrote to the managers and requested it be made accessible to her, but her request was dismissed.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That | Nina Strochlic | November 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Managers of the “Rich Kids of Tehran” account have shrugged off such accusations anyway.
General managers were men too busy to spend much time upon the study of dress.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
(Thoughtfully to himself) I wonder how a rough scenario would strike the managers.First Plays | A. A. Milne
There I met my brother managers in the Irish railway world, and learned something of the other lines.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
It was intrusted to me by a law firm in Baltimore, the business managers of Mrs. Calvert's property.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
The musician not showing any visible appreciation of the managers metaphor, Perkins immediately proceeded to uncock his eye.The Fifth String | John Philip Sousa
British Dictionary definitions for manager
a person who directs or manages an organization, industry, shop, etc
a person who controls the business affairs of an actor, entertainer, etc
a person who controls the training of a sportsman or team
a person who has a talent for managing efficiently
law a person appointed by a court to carry on a business during receivership
(in Britain) a member of either House of Parliament appointed to arrange a matter in which both Houses are concerned
a computer program that organizes a resource, such as a set of files or a database
- managership, noun
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