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English definition of “middle manager”

middle manager

noun [C]    
MANAGEMENT, HR, WORKPLACE a manager who is in charge of people or departments in a company, but is not in charge of the whole company and does not take important decisions about the company's future: Middle managers - department heads, project leaders, etc. - often hold the key as to whether a company will be successful or not.
(Definition of middle manager noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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