English version

the running of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe running of somethingthe running of somethingCONTROLthe process of managing or organizing a business, home, organization etc Brian took over the day-to-day running of the company while his father was away. He praised the smooth running of the election. running
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smooth runningFood and medical supplies against an efficient and smooth running operation.The Macclesfield partners alas, were not experiencing smooth running at Coniston.Zips: a double zip which is smooth running with an inner draught baffle.The lights flickered and dimmed as the blast from a nearby explosion momentarily disturbed the smooth running of the generator.This is essential to facilitate the smooth running of a sale and to provide the client with regular written status reports.As the man on the spot, he was responsible for the smooth running of everything that happened on the site.They are, in a college like Vassar, a key element in the smooth running of the school.An angry mob creates confusion and prevents the smooth running of its hunting sequence.
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