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English definition of “manoeuvre”

manoeuvre

noun [C]
 
 
/məˈnuːvər/ ( US maneuver)
a planned action that is intended to get an advantage: This manoeuvre has the effect of rewarding those shareholders who sell at the expense of those who remain.
room for/to manoeuvre (also freedom of manoeuvre) the opportunity to change your plans or choose between different ways of doing something: The law in this area is very strict and doesn't allow us much room for manoeuvre.
(Definition of manoeuvre noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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