Definition of micromanage verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

micromanage

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they micromanage
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒ//
 
he / she / it micromanages
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒɪz//
 
past simple micromanaged
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒd//
 
past participle micromanaged
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒd//
 
-ing form micromanaging
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkrəʊmænɪdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkroʊmænɪdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] micromanage (something) (especially North American English, disapproving) to control every detail of a business, especially your employees’ work The problem may be that you are micromanaging your team. bosses who micromanage
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: micromanage