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Definition of "manoeuvre" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of maneuver. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "manoeuvre" in a sentence
  • "A common understanding of fairness ought to dictate that this kind of manoeuvre is not worthy of a long discussion."
  • "The term "danger play" is less frequently found in the literature; it refers to a manoeuvre that guards against an unlikely distribution but loses a vital trick if the lie of cards is more or less normal."
  • "Obviously, my sense of maneuver/manoeuvre is a broad overall approach to a whole range of issues, of which “challenge” is only one …"