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manageverb

 us   /ˈmæn·ɪdʒ/

manage verb (SUCCEED)

[I/T] to succeed in doing something, esp. something difficult: [+ to infinitive] The pilot managed to land the plane safely. [+ to infinitive] We managed to live on very little money. [I] Don’t worry about us – we’ll manage.

manage verb (CONTROL)

[T] to control or organize someone or something, esp. a business: Does she have any experience managing large projects?
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