manage

manage man‧age [ˈmænɪdʒ] verb
1. [intransitive, transitive] COMMERCE to direct or control a business, part of a business, or the people who work in it:

• He will be managing a staff of about 1,500.

• The unions had undermined the employers' ability to manage.

2. [transitive] FINANCE if a financial institution manages someone's money, it decides when and where to invest it:

• investors who use trading advisers to manage their money in futures markets

• professionally managed pension funds

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manage UK US /ˈmænɪdʒ/ verb
[I or T] MANAGEMENT, HR, WORKPLACE to be in charge of and control a company, department, project, team, etc. : »

Managing a large corporation has become more complex and challenging.

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What kind of skills and qualities do people need to manage?

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Early biotech companies typically were founded, staffed and managed by scientists.

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He's not very good at managing people.

[I or T] to be able to use something, for example time or money, in an effective way: »

Young people often need help in managing their finances.

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Can you give me some advice on how to manage my time better?

[T] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to be responsible for investing money for investors: »

She works for a Boston-based private-equity firm that manages about $2 billion in energy industry investments.

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All our funds are managed by expert investment advisors.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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