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English definition of “manoeuvring”

manoeuvring

noun [C or U] (CLEVER ACTION) UK (US maneuvering)     /məˈnuː.vər.ɪŋ/ US  /-vɚ-/
the action of cleverly planning something to get an advantage: The directors managed to secure a good deal for the company with a bit of subtle manoeuvring. He claimed he knew nothing about the political manoeuvrings which had got him into power.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of manoeuvring noun (CLEVER ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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