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  • noun Plural form of manoeuver.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of manoeuver.


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  • Amidst media reports of Cabinet dissent, leadership manoeuvers and yet more more finger pointing, I came across this picture from the beginning of January.

    How Things Change and How Things Don't...

  • He checks the clip of his automatic as he manoeuvers the helicopter toward Manhattan.

    IOM 123-194 (last entry) -UPDATED with comments

  • He suspected at once that she had been spying upon his manoeuvers.

    The Titan

  • They denounced "dilatory and fraudulent manoeuvers of the status quo's camp" on peace negotiations, and its refusal, "through fear or inability" to bring about the changes indispensable to move from an archaic political system to a modern state.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • During testimony on Monday, former SDU commander Musa Msimanga described the units and the tactical manoeuvers that they applied in their fight against the IFP.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Of course, the idea of elevation and levitation are easily associated with the strenuous and precise manoeuvers of the seagull.

    The End of the Work Ethic

  • Bill's manoeuvers as the flight went on that he had stored away all the counsel he had listened to.

    Battling the Clouds or, For a Comrade's Honor

  • Bill spent a great deal of time with Frank, watching the manoeuvers on the Field.

    Battling the Clouds or, For a Comrade's Honor

  • The Confederate commander made no secret of his plan of battle, for it had been formulated three days before, and his manoeuvers on the 18th and 19th indicated his plan of operations.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • And she led the way, picking up the faint trail and setting a pace that I knew must soon tire her, while the dog brushed by us, bounding ahead and rushing back and expressing his satisfaction in all sorts of manoeuvers.

    The Rim of the Desert


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