Definitions

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  • n. A manoeuvre.
  • v. Present participle of manoeuvre.

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Examples

  • "But if squabbling and short-term manoeuvring dominate, we could be sucked into a downward spiral of falling confidence and decline."

    News

  • The result is that the idea of manoeuvring out of the crisis having failed, the Botha regime is faced with a worsening crisis.

    INTERVIEW WITH MAYIBUYE ON THE CURRENT SITUATION IN SOUTH AFRICA AND SOUTHERN AFRICA IN GENERAL, 1984(1)

  • 'You cannot look at those girls and name manoeuvring!' cried Louis.

    Dynevor Terrace: or, the clue of life — Volume 1

  • The act of marching in the combat, generally called manoeuvring, certainly does not necessarily include the use of weapons, but it is so completely and necessarily combined with it that it forms an integral part of that which we call a combat.

    On War — Volume 1

  • We have had six, seven generations of leaders who came to power exclusively by political manoeuvring, which is historically very unusual.

    Corrente

  • And why did neither of them realise that McMucus’s claim that he’s no good at "manoeuvring" - and him saying that he wants to be a teacher when he leaves parliament a “sweet” idea, according to the gullible Guardianette - is just yet another shameless bit of manoeuvring on Brown's part, obviously aimed at winning brownie points with teachers & the public in general?

    THE RISING TIDE....

  • An instance of this kind of manoeuvring is brought to light in connection with the investigations into the discovery and character of a paper known as "The Players 'Petition," which was first made public by

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861

  • He accused Bashir's ruling National Congress Party of "manoeuvring" for the past four years.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Harper's Conservatives introduced a law with fixed election dates expressly to prevent that kind of manoeuvring and create a level playing field in advance of elections.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • Now, I'm not naive either and I know that is how this blood sport is played, but I don't see how that kind of manoeuvring has done us much good, do you?

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