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"line manager" in British English

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line managernoun

uk   /ˈlaɪn ˌmæn.ɪ.dʒər/ us   /ˈlaɪn ˌmæn.ə.dʒɚ/
sb's line manager mainly UK
the person who is directly responsible 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 important activities of a large company, such as production
(Definition of line manager from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"line manager" in Business English

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line managernoun [C]

uk   us  
HR, MANAGEMENT someone directly in charge of workers: Often those people on sick leave would just be left alone with little or no contact from their line manager.
PRODUCTION someone in charge of a production line: A greenhouse operates three transplanting lines with four seasonal employees per line supervised by a new line manager.
(Definition of line manager from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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