Definition Manage

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to manage (a company): to direct, to be in charge of, to administer (a company)
Our west coast representative manages 25 shops.

In a figurative sense it also means: "to achieve", "to succeed":

I'll manage. I can handle it, I'll be okay.
Susie managed to lower the budget for the ad campaign.

a manager: a supervisor, a director, a boss, an executive
The manager came to see me today. She fired me.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I finally managed to finish this report for my manager.
US: But will you ever manage to stop talking about work?


  • "I am the production manager"
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  • "Most employees of medium and large-sized companies aspire to become managers."
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