maneuver

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1 maneuver (US) noun
or British manoeuvre /məˈnuːvɚ/
plural maneuvers
1 maneuver (US)
noun
or British manoeuvre /məˈnuːvɚ/
plural maneuvers
Learner's definition of MANEUVER
: a clever or skillful action or movement
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : a planned movement of soldiers or ships
maneuvers [plural] : military activities that are done for training
2 maneuver (US) verb
or British manoeuvre /məˈnuːvɚ/
maneuvers; maneuvered; maneuvering
2 maneuver (US)
verb
or British manoeuvre /məˈnuːvɚ/
maneuvers; maneuvered; maneuvering
Learner's definition of MANEUVER
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to move (something or someone) in a careful and usually skillful way
[+ object]
[no object]
: to do something in an effort to get an advantage, get out of a difficult situation, etc.
[no object]
[+ object]
see also outmaneuver
: to move (soldiers, ships, etc.) where they are needed for battle
[+ object]
[no object]

— maneuvering

noun, plural maneuverings
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[count]
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