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No amount of political manoeuvring can alter the fact that Heathrow is in the wrong place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a mix of potentially dull souped-up classical exercises and evil military manoeuvres. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each of the first three, you can manoeuvre one way or another if you are attempting to stay in a budget. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Smaller cars are easier to manoeuvre and avoid trouble. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is being interpreted as political manoeuvring of the worst kind. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a training manoeuvre in which you gallop straight at the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The question is whether standards will best be raised by committed journalists or political manoeuvring. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another restrictive manoeuvre gets under way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Indeed, the planning manoeuvres he performed are as impressive as the finished product. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No-one could match his mixture of political intelligence, determination to succeed and skill in manoeuvre. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Spanish spies had been observing the training manoeuvres and other preparations of the French fleet. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)Probably the best way to do this is to put them on joint military manoeuvres with the Americans. The Sun (2010)A thin catheter is fed into a blood vessel in the groin and gently manoeuvred into the blocked coronary artery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They were "pieces of lead which I used to learn military manoeuvres. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)I had a split-second opportunity to do an avoiding manoeuvre and that was it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An early manoeuvre involves a U-turn across one of the epic avenues of central BeiJing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These will be examined to determine the aircraft 's manoeuvres, including flight path and speed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was therefore determined by any and all means to block Halifax's manoeuvres. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)They involve the manoeuvring of family, colleagues and loved ones in situations that involve you but really aren't your responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'manoeuvre'
British English: manoeuvre VERB
object If you manoeuvre something into or out of an awkward position, you skilfully move it there.
We attempted to manoeuvre the canoe closer to him.
The pilot instinctively manoeuvred to avoid them.
British English: manoeuvre VERB
situation If you manoeuvre a situation, you change it in a clever and skillful way so that you can benefit from it.
The president has tried to manoeuvre the campaign away from himself.
British English: manoeuvre NOUN
Military manoeuvres are training exercises which involve the movement of soldiers and equipment over a large area.
Troops begin manoeuvres tomorrow to show how quickly forces could be mobilized in case of a new invasion.
Definition of manoeuvre from the Collins English Dictionary
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