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English definition of “manipulation”


noun     /məˌnɪpjəˈleɪʃən/
[C or U] the control of someone or something in order to get an advantage , often unfairly or dishonestly : He believed that regulators should try to eliminate fraud and market manipulation. Federal authorities are conducting a widespread investigation of the manipulation of stock option grants .
[U] using something, often with a lot of skill : the manipulation of complex machinery
[U] IT the process of changing , moving , etc. information on a computer : data manipulation
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(Definition of manipulation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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