manoeuvrings

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  • noun Plural form of manoeuvring.

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Examples

  • Initially when I tried getting into Nigeriaworld and failed and then tried the Thisday and Guardian websites without any luck, I wondered if it was some conspiracy related to the third term manoeuvrings in Abuja....but then I was able to get into the Guardian and Thisday websites and realized that nothing earthshaking had happened as yet.

    Missing Nigeriaworld, and musing on terrorist piss-taking

  • But most of the essays are about the cynical manoeuvrings of Israeli politicians.

    Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations by Avi Shlaim

  • So it was almost fun – as much as manoeuvrings in a bank boardroom can ever be – to hear of HSBC's finest fighting like ferrets in a sack over who should be chairman: chief executive Mike Geoghegan, finance director Douglas Flint or non-executive director John Thornton.

    HSBC's elevation of Douglas Flint flouts best boardroom practice

  • I love to read, 60-odd years on, about the frantic manoeuvrings that went on beneath the surface.

    Lucy Mangan: RIP Golden Age of Hollywood

  • The alleged covert manoeuvrings, on the other hand, are much worse.

    Discourse.net: Of Koh, Johnsen ... and Bork

  • And while much has been made of the formal confirmation of Kim Jong-un as successor to the family business of dictatorship, close observers of the country are far more intrigued by other manoeuvrings around Kim Jong-un's anticipated promotion.

    North Korean elite secretly jostle for the reins of power

  • PM on Thursday was also excellent: Andrew Marr putting Murdoch's manoeuvrings into context and John Prescott frothing with righteous anger.

    Rewind radio: Who provided the best phone-hacking coverage?

  • Do not miss Magic Kids, a rising quartet from Nashville, whose orchestral manoeuvrings will open the show.

    Mrs. Tansy Maude Peregrine: Denver's Essential Concert Calendar

  • The massive investment in top-heavy institutions of democracy in Iraq, which are connected to a federated and weak state system, has created instant political elites whose original ties and lineage may be tracked back through sectarian/ethnic ties, but whose real interests increasingly lie in their manoeuvrings in the murky waters of court politics.

    James Denselow: Beirut in Baghdad

  • The massive investment in top-heavy institutions of democracy in Iraq, which are connected to a federated and weak state system, has created instant political elites whose original ties and lineage may be tracked back through sectarian/ethnic ties, but whose real interests increasingly lie in their manoeuvrings in the murky waters of court politics.

    Beirut in Baghdad

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