pincer movement Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pincer movementnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​attack in which two ​parts of an ​armyfollowcurvedpaths 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)
Translations of “pincer movement”
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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