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English definition of “manoeuvre”

manoeuvre

noun [C] (CLEVER ACTION) UK (US maneuver)     /məˈnuː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
a cleverly planned action that is intended to get an advantage : A series of impressive manoeuvres by the chairman had secured a lucrative contract for the company .Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of manoeuvre noun (CLEVER ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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