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line managernoun

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sb's line manager mainly UK the ​person who is ​directlyresponsible for ​managing the ​work of someone ​else in a ​company or ​business, and who is one ​level above that ​person one of the ​managers who are ​responsible for the most ​importantactivities of a ​largecompany, such as ​production
(Definition of line manager from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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line managernoun [C]

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HR, MANAGEMENT someone directly in ​charge of ​workers: Often those ​people on ​sickleave would just be ​left alone with little or no ​contact from their ​linemanager.
PRODUCTION someone in ​charge of a ​productionline: A greenhouse ​operates three transplanting ​lines with four ​seasonalemployeesperlinesupervised by a new ​linemanager.
(Definition of line manager from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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