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noun American English pronunciation: maneuver /məˈnuvər/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a movement that you have to make with care or skill

    David tried every maneuver imaginable to pass the truck.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a clever plan or action that you use to get something you want, especially one that uses illegal or dishonest methods

    a maneuver designed to divert public opinion from the real issue

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