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MAN'AGEMENT, noun Conduct; administration; manner of treating, directing or carrying on; as the management of a family or of a farm; the management of state affairs.

2. Cunning practice; conduct directed by art, design or prudence; contrivance.

Mark with what management their tribes divide.

3. Practice; transaction; dealing.

He had great management with ecclesiastics, in the view to be advanced to the pontificate.

4. Modulation; variation.

All directions as to the management of the voice, must be regarded as subsidiary to the expression of feeling.