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Definition of micromanage verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

micromanage

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌmaɪkroʊˈmænɪdʒ//
 
[transitive, intransitive] micromanage (something) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they micromanage
 
he / she / it micromanages
 
past simple micromanaged
 
-ing form micromanaging
 
 
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to control every detail of a business, especially your employees' work The problem may be that you are micromanaging your team. bosses who micromanage
micromanagement noun [uncountable]
 
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micromanager noun
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: micromanage