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English definition of “manoeuvre”

manoeuvre

noun [C usually plural] (MILITARY OPERATION) UK (US maneuver)     /məˈnuː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
a planned and controlled movement or operation by the armed forces for training purposes and in war: military/naval manoeuvres We saw the army on manoeuvres in the mountains.Military training and ceremonies
(Definition of manoeuvre noun (MILITARY OPERATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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