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man·ag·er

manager

 
 
pronunciation:
mae nih jr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the person who controls a business or acts as the leader of a plan or project.
My father is the manager of a dry-cleaning business.Sally is the manager of the junior high's science fair.
synonyms:
administrator, director, superintendent, supervisor
similar words:
boss, executive, operator
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The word manager contains the following parts:
man, mani, manu, main Latin root that means hand
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean