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noun [C or U] (INFLUENCE)    /məˌnɪp.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ mainly disapproving
controlling someone or something to your own advantage , often unfairly or dishonestly : They have been accused of fraud and stock market manipulations. There's been so much media manipulation of the facts that nobody knows the truth of the matter . The opposition party claims the president returned to power through political manipulation.Power to control
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