Meaning of “outflank” in the English Dictionary

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"outflank" in Business English

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outflankverb [ T ]

uk /ˌaʊtˈflæŋk/ us

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 financial sector or risk being outflanked by foreign competition.

(Definition of “outflank” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)