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A manager who is subordinate to another manager.
- ‘He could be a shift boss working under an undermanager who would have at least equivalent qualifications.’
- ‘Two of William's other sons, Albert and Leonard went on to become undermanagers and managers of mines.’
- ‘Other career progressions for miners include registered mine manager, undermanager, mine deputy and open-cut examiner.’
- ‘He has functioned in a number of capacities including surveying, undermanager, project manager, planning, safety management and training.’
- ‘The relevance of these observations to the prediction of the behaviour of the rock mass in the working area was not fully understood by mine management, undermanagers, deputies and the workforce.’
- ‘All of our newspaper undermanagers require a ten percent pay increase before they will consider working again..’
- ‘The case against him was dismissed because he was acting undermanager and not undermanager.’
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