micromanage(redirected from micromanaging)
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tr.v. mi·cro·man·aged, mi·cro·man·ag·ing, mi·cro·man·ag·es
To direct or control in a detailed, often meddlesome manner.
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(tr) to control (a business or project) with excessive attention to minor details
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mi•cro•man•age(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌmæn ɪdʒ)
v.t. -aged, -ag•ing.
to manage or control with excessive attention to minor details: micromanaging every facet of government.
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Past participle: micromanaged
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