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English noun: handling

1. handling (act) manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something


Broader (hypernym)manual labor, manual labour


Narrower (hyponym)loading, materials handling, unloading

2. handling (act) the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means


Synonymsmanipulation


Broader (hypernym)touch, touching


Narrower (hyponym)fielding

3. handling (act) the management of someone or something


SamplesThe handling of prisoners.
The treatment of water sewage.
The right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system.


Synonymstreatment


Broader (hypernym)direction, management


Narrower (hyponym)bioremediation, dealing









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