Meaning of “outmanoeuvre” in the English Dictionary


"outmanoeuvre" in Business English

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outmanoeuvreverb [ T ]

UK US outmaneuver uk /ˌaʊtməˈnuːvər/ us

to get an advantage over other people or companies, often by doing something that is clever or slightly dishonest:

By forming an alliance the two firms succeeded in outmaneuvering the market leader.
be outmanoeuvred by sb/sth A lack of local autonomy has led to the company being outmanoeuvred by rivals in markets such as Italy and Japan.

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