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  • noun Common misspelling of manoeuvre.

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Examples

  • Comparing criticism of one nation among nations to the Holocaust is an appeal to emotion and a grossly dishonest tactic -- a classic Godwin maneouvre.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The west will repeat the same maneouvre it pulled with the resolution on Libya, when it approved a no-fly zone but, in practice, went into to kill people, said Anatoly Tsyganok, a retired military colonel and the head of the Centre on Problems of National Security.

    Syria: UN to hear Arab League proposals - live updates

  • One moment you're in the slow lane, flooring it in fourth and struggling to hit 60, the next you're in the outside lane in sixth, almost effortlessly overtaking dozing Audis, BMWs and, in one delicious maneouvre, a Porsche.

    On the road: Fiat Punto Evo Multiair GP 1.4

  • There might be a name for this type of maneouvre - protection racket? logdon

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Terry O'Reilly would have a blast with this one, because if this plays out the way I think it's going to, the marketing agency that put it together has just taken this lesson, this one and this one, and pulled together either a horrible mistake or, something I suspect, a brilliant maneouvre to get people to focus on their brand.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Most addressed it for what it was: An expensive maneouvre designed to do one thing - gain votes.

    Could the economists have been right?

  • Stewart did it with maneouvre and exceptional skill.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Comparing criticism of one nation among nations to the Holocaust is an appeal to emotion and a grossly dishonest tactic--a classic Godwin maneouvre.

    The CJC's submission to HUAC North

  • Terry O'Reilly would have a blast with this one, because if this plays out the way I think it's going to, the marketing agency that put it together has just taken this lesson, this one and this one, and pulled together either a horrible mistake or, something I suspect, a brilliant maneouvre to get people to focus on their brand.

    Incongruity part 1

  • Stewart did it with maneouvre and exceptional skill.

    Conservative yapper Bill Kristol gets his pants removed...

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