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management

noun uk   /ˈmæn.ɪdʒ.mənt/ us  
B2 [U] the control and organization of something: The company has suffered from several years of bad management. There is a need for stricter financial management. a management training programme [C, + sing/pl verb] the group of people responsible for controlling and organizing a company: Management has/have offered staff a three percent pay increase.
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