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1. One who handles, controls, or directs, especially:
a. One who directs a business or other enterprise.
b. One who controls resources and expenditures, as of a household.
2. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
3. Sports
a. One who is in charge of the training and performance of an athlete or team.
b. A student who is in charge of the equipment and records of a school or college team.

man′ag·er·ship′ n.
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Noun1.managership - the position of managermanagership - the position of manager    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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