1 a person who directs or manages an organization, industry, shop, etc.
2 a person who controls the business affairs of an actor, entertainer, etc.
3 a person who controls the training of a sportsman or team
4 a person who has a talent for managing efficiently
5 (Law) a person appointed by a court to carry on a business during receivership
6 (in Britain) a member of either House of Parliament appointed to arrange a matter in which both Houses are concerned
7 a computer program that organizes a resource, such as a set of files or a database
n a person who directs the business of a local branch of a bank
n (in the U.S.) an administrator hired by a municipal council to manage its affairs
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n (in the U.S.) a system of local government with an elected legislative council and an appointed administrative manager
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1 the stage manager employed in the production of a television programme
2 a person in overall charge of one floor of a large shop or department store
n an employee of an insurance company, pension fund, investment trust, etc., who manages its fund of investments
n a person who supervises the stage arrangements of a theatrical production