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"outflank" in British English

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(Definition of outflank from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outflankverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈflæŋk/
to get an ​advantage over ​people or ​companies who are involved in the same ​industry or ​activity as you are: Large ​firms use their ​influence and ​experience to outflank ​competitors. We must ​reform our ​financialsector or ​risk being outflanked by ​foreigncompetition.
(Definition of outflank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outflank”
in Chinese (Simplified) 包抄, 从侧翼包围, 占上风…
in Chinese (Traditional) 包抄, 從側翼包圍, 佔上風…
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