Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of manoeuvre (alternative spelling of maneuvers).
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of manoeuvre.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “If you call the manoeuvres of a newly fledged chorus girl acting, yes, she is.

    The Fighting Chance

  • The druggist was indignant at what he called the manoeuvres of the priest; they were prejudicial, he said, to Hippolyte’s convalescence, and he kept repeating to Madame Lefrancois,

    Madame Bovary

  • The chemist was indignant at what he called the manoeuvres of the priest; they were prejudicial, he said, to Hippolyte's convalescence, and he kept repeating to Madame Lefrançois, "Leave him alone! leave him alone!

    Madame Bovary A Tale of Provincial Life

  • The druggist was indignant at what he called the manoeuvres of the priest; they were prejudicial, he said, to Hippolyte's convalescence, and he kept repeating to Madame Lefrancois, "Leave him alone! leave him alone!

    Madame Bovary

  • The Spartan stared at the milling mass, wishing he could be in there at the heart, willing Theo to recall the manoeuvres they had practised so many times.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • For his pains he had a flash of white teeth in a smile that recalled his first acquaintance with Kitty, the sort of smile one would give to a "nice boy" when his manoeuvres were a trifle obvious.

    Judith of the Plains

  • The official news agency called the manoeuvres a dangerous provocation.

    Signs of the Times

  • Salami called the manoeuvres an "indication" of Iran's "strong will to defend our values and interests."

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • Minnaar said there were also certain "manoeuvres" officers performed along the way.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He dismisses the claims that the EPP is softening its line, denouncing the actions of some of the players as "manoeuvres" due to "the internal political situations in different countries and people wanting to raise their profiles."

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