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micromanage

[ mahy-kroh-man-ij ]
/ 藞ma瑟 kro蕣藢m忙n 瑟d蕭 /
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verb (used with object), mi路cro路man路aged, mi路cro路man路ag路ing.
to manage or control with excessive attention to minor details: He doesn鈥檛 think it鈥檚 the legislature鈥檚 role to micromanage schools.
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Origin of micromanage

First recorded in 1970鈥75; micro- + manage

OTHER WORDS FROM micromanage

mi路cro路man路age路ment, nounmi路cro路man路ag路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for micromanage

micromanage
/ (藞ma瑟kr蓹蕣藢m忙n瑟d蕭) /

verb
(tr) to control (a business or project) with excessive attention to minor details
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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