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English definition of “manipulator”

manipulator

noun [C]     /məˈnɪp.jʊ.leɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ mainly disapproving
a person who controls people to their own advantage, often unfairly or dishonestly: She was, said the judge, a ruthless and scheming manipulator.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
(Definition of manipulator noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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