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Noun
The mechanics of a movement
“Anyone who examines the route taken by Hanjour will see that it required a complex manoeuvre by an experienced pilot.”
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Sly or cunning intelligence
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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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The plans and methods used to achieve a particular short-term aim
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The art of disposing armed forces in order of battle and of organizing operations, especially during contact with an enemy
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A series of military operations intended to achieve a goal
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The secret planning of something illicit or detrimental
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Things done as an action or movement
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(usually in plural form "exercises") A military drill or training maneuver
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Plural for a cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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Plural for a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
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Plural for an organized course of action to achieve a goal
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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.”
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Manipulate a situation to achieve an end
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“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.”
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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.”
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To manage, control, or direct
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To persuade someone to do something which they are reluctant to do, especially by flattery or promises
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To cheat or trick
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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 show someone the way
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To deceive or cause to believe what is untrue
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To take charge of, or to make decisions about
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To give (someone) a lift
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