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English definition of “manage”

manage

verb     /ˈmænɪdʒ/
[I or T] MANAGEMENT, HR, WORKPLACE to be in charge of and control a company , department , project , team , etc. : Managing a large corporation has become more complex and challenging . What kind of skills and qualities do people need to manage? Early biotech companies typically were founded , staffed and managed by scientists . He's not very good at managing people .
[I or T] to be able to use something, for example time or money , in an effective way: Young people often need help in managing their finances . Can you give me some advice on how to manage my time better ?
[T] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to be responsible for investing money for investors : She works for a Boston-based private-equity firm that manages about $2 billion in energy industry investments . All our funds are managed by expert investment advisors .
(Definition of manage verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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