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city manager

n.
An administrator appointed by a city council to manage the affairs of the municipality.

city manager

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) an administrator hired by a municipal council to manage its affairs. See also council-manager plan

cit′y man′ager


n.
a person appointed by a city council to manage a city.
[1910–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.city manager - the head of a city governmentcity manager - the head of a city government  
ex-mayor - a former mayor
alcalde - a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town
burgomaster - a mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria
mayoress - a woman mayor
politician - a leader engaged in civil administration
civil authority, civil officer - a person who exercises authority over civilian affairs
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