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time management Syllabification: time man·age·ment

Definition of time management in English:


The ability to use one’s time effectively or productively, especially at work: time management is the key to efficient working [as modifier]: students may need help in developing time management skills
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  • To gain more control over your schedule, conduct your own time-management audit.
  • The people who run time-management seminars will tell you that the time you spend commuting to work is valuable.
  • The key to success - both in business and in private life - is honing time-management skills.

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