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verb [transitive] manipulate pronunciation in American English /məˈnɪpjəˌleɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymanipulate
he/she/itmanipulates
present participlemanipulating
past tensemanipulated
past participlemanipulated
  1. 1
    to influence someone, or to control something, in a clever or dishonest way

    He knows how to manipulate an audience.

    She accused the party of manipulating the figures.

  2. 2
    to skillfully handle, control, or use something

    I watched the pilot expertly manipulating the controls in front of him.

    genetically manipulated plants

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