Definition of outflank in English:

outflank

Line breaks: out|flank
Pronunciation: /aʊtˈflaŋk
 
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verb

[with object]
  • 1Move round the side of (an enemy) so as to outmanoeuvre them: the Germans had sought to outflank them from the north-east
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    • Static warfare prevented observation of anything beyond the front line by ground forces, which could not hope to outflank the enemy to observe unseen.
    • It was designed to deliver a frontal strike and to create a chance to outflank the enemy's strong points.
    • ‘We're going to outflank the enemy and catch them by surprise,’ she told them.
  • 1.1Outwit: an attempt to outflank the opposition
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    • He has so far cleverly outwitted and outflanked this attempt to marginalize him on the political stage.
    • The promotion was an attempt to outflank its rival, which was winning over viewers by hiring younger, more attractive presenters.
    • His call to buy more shares and move away from residential property has been labelled an attempt to outflank political opponents on the right.

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