from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of maneuver.
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- n. A movement, often one performed with difficulty.
- n. A large movement of military troops.
- v. To move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See maneuver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
- v. act in order to achieve a certain goal
- n. a move made to gain a tactical end
- n. an action aimed at evading an opponent
- v. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
- n. a plan for attaining a particular goal
- n. a military training exercise
- n. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill
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 …
So the room for manoeuvre is rather limited or, in other words, we are all in one boat in Europe, as far as the monetary system is concerned.
The word manoeuvre used an ae ligature in the original.
A manoeuvre is being executed against me, and I do not know what it is.
The word manoeuvre uses an oe ligature in the original.
But this short-term manoeuvre has harmed Labour’s prospect of a revival in the medium term.
And at the second net we were greeted by rifle shots till we desisted and went on to the third, where the manoeuvre was again repeated.
If the alteration is no more than an ad hoc manoeuvre, that is, if it does not lead to any novel predictions, then it is regarded as degenerate.