Definition of manager noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪdʒə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪdʒər//
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  1. 1  a person who is in charge of running a business, a shop/store or a similar organization or part of one a bank/hotel manager the sales/marketing/personnel manager a meeting of area managers see also middle manager Wordfinderaccountant, agent, auditor, businessman, CEO, chairman, consultant, entrepreneur, executive, manager Wordfinderagent, business, company, competitor, customer, director, employ, franchise, manager, shareholder See related entries: Restaurant people, Business people, Office life, Hotel people, Job titles
  2. 2a person who deals with the business affairs of an actor, a musician, etc. See related entries: Film people
  3. 3a person who trains and organizes a sports team the new manager of Italy
  4. Extra examples A product manager is responsible for product profitability. Companies replace managers who underperform relative to their rivals. Each programme is discussed with the responsible manager. He has been promoted to business development manager. He will be the club’s caretaker manager until a new manager is appointed. It helps to have a sympathetic manager. Last month he was named manager of the new unit. They hired a new campaign manager. Your job will be to assist the production manager. another disappointing day for the beleaguered England manager the marketing manager for a large company I’ll ask my manager if I can leave early. Sales manager Chris Jones says, ‘We’re thrilled with the results’. There’s a meeting of area managers next Tuesday. a bank/​hotel manager
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