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A movement or series of moves requiring skill, care or strategy
“Anyone who examines the route taken by Hanjour will see that it required a complex manoeuvre by an experienced pilot.”
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A cunning or carefully planned scheme or stratagem
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“The move was obviously a manoeuvre intended to appease and, perhaps, deceive disaffected members who clamoured for fresh leadership of the party.”
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An organized activity, typically with a planned goal or outcome
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“The interrogation was part of a carefully planned manoeuvre, a facesaving device that prepared the way for our release.”
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An act or feat that is considered a success or achievement
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“Cautious support for the League of Nations, though inadequate to restrain Mussolini, proved a triumphant manoeuvre in domestic politics.”
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A large-scale military exercise of troops, warships, and other forces
“Their success enabled the Allies to anticipate German military manoeuvres, saving thousands of lives and turning the tide of the war in the North Atlantic.”
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Deception, especially when practiced under a false or assumed character
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An exciting or noteworthy event, action or achievement
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A series of military operations intended to achieve a goal
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Practice session
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Great subtlety and tact in handling or manipulating people or difficult situations
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A quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism
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To steer or move towards a given position, especially a vehicle, craft or vessel
“After five hours of flying, you will have learned how to manoeuvre the plane through the sky.”
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To operate a machine or device, typically with skill or care
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“Even if I stood up, it was impossible for me to reach the front and try to manoeuvre the controls over the pilot's body.”
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To manipulate people, things, or a situation to achieve an end
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“As usual, he was arrogantly confident of his ability to manoeuvre the situation to his advantage.”
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To plot and scheme in order to gain some advantage
“A party that is willing to sacrifice any or all of its policy preferences will have more room to manoeuvre than a competitor who gets stuck on a principle.”
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To deal with effectively or skillfully
“He is the master of political surprise, and when under siege, is able to manoeuvre the situation effortlessly.”
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To move slowly or stealthily in a given direction
“He wiped his red-rimmed eyes with the backs of his hands before beginning to slowly manoeuvre his way through the sand.”
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To persuade someone to do something
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To move something heavy by force of men, without aid of levers, pulleys, machine, or tackles
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To exploit or take advantage of
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To ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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To show someone the way
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To devote effort to something
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To succeed in acquiring or bringing about
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Attempt to get
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To deceive or cause to believe what is untrue
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To take action or do something
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To move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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Struggle by every available means to gain or achieve something
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Place vehicle in a position
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Conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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To perform a series of actions on something
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