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noun manipulation pronunciation in American English /məˌnɪpjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] behavior that influences someone or controls something in a clever or dishonest way
    manipulation of: The inquiry found that manipulation of stock prices was widespread.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of skillfully handling, controlling, or using something
    Scientists are attempting, by genetic manipulation, to produce more effective vaccines.

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