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Move skilfully or carefully
“These can range from narrow aisles to inadequate toilet facilities but for William his biggest headache is finding a suitable shopping trolley he can manoeuvre himself.”
Manipulate a situation to achieve an end
“A party which 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.”
To manipulate a situation in order to gain some advantage
“In response, she sought to manoeuvre his own people ahead of his supporters in the lists.”
A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care
“Anyone who examines the route taken by Hanjour will see that it required a complex manoeuvre by an experienced pilot.”
A carefully planned or cunning scheme or action
“The move was obviously a manoeuvre intended to appease and, perhaps, deceive disaffected members who clamoured for fresh leadership of the party.”
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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