Definition of “handling” - English Dictionary

“handling” in British English

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(Definition of “handling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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handlingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhændlɪŋ/ us

COMMERCE, TRANSPORT the act or cost of moving, storing, or packaging goods:

The company is able sell its wares for 30% less by cutting out the layers of middlemen who each tack on a charge for handling.
U.S. industry contends that segregating biotech from conventional varieties of crops would raise handling costs.

the process of dealing with a situation, especially a difficult situation:

the handling of sth His handling of economic policy has been especially bad.
careful/skillful handling

(Definition of “handling” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)