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pincer movementnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈpɪn.sə ˌmuːv.mənt/  us   /ˈpɪn.sɚ ˌmuːv.mənt/
a type of attack in which two parts of an army follow curved paths towards each other in an attempt to surround and then defeat the enemy
(Definition of pincer movement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (军事进攻中的)钳形围攻…
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍事進攻中的)鉗形圍攻…
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