Definición de manoeuvre en inglés:

manoeuvre

Saltos de línea: man|oeuvre
Pronunciación: /məˈnuːvə
 
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(US maneuver)

sustantivo

1A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care: snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes
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  • The skill required in such a manoeuvre is not to be underestimated, especially in a tight skirt and four inch heels.
  • Anyone who examines the route taken by Hanjour will see that it required a complex manoeuvre by an experienced pilot.
  • Disturbances can occur while a fish is at rest, when swimming forwards and backwards, and during maneuvers while moving in either direction.
Sinónimos
operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action
1.1A carefully planned or cunning scheme or action: shady financial manoeuvres
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  • It would seem a shame to turn down such a cunning manoeuvre without a compelling need.
  • He has suggested that such tactical maneuvers could backfire.
  • Other financial maneuvers can be made that hurt small unsecured creditors by leaving less money on the table.
Sinónimos
1.2 [mass noun] The fact or process of taking carefully planned or cunning action: the economic policy provided no room for manoeuvre
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  • Consumers have borrowed up to the hilt, leaving little room for manoeuvre should times get seriously tough.
  • And the Christmas launch date appeared to leave the company little room for manoeuvre should anything go wrong.
  • In such circumstances, there would be some room for manoeuvre on interest rates.
2 (manoeuvres) A large-scale military exercise of troops, warships, and other forces: the Russian vessel was on manoeuvres
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  • Colourful uniforms had been replaced by khaki; heroic charges and defences by long-range shelling; and sweeping military manoeuvres by trench warfare.
  • I spent 40 years in the Army, about six of them separated from my family and perhaps a couple more on maneuvers, training exercises and temporary duty.
  • But its demands for regime change and its military manoeuvres are increasing tensions at the same time.
Sinónimos

verbo (manoeuvres, manoeuvring, manoeuvred)

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1Move skilfully or carefully: [no object]: the lorry was unable to manoeuvre comfortably in the narrow street [with object and adverbial of direction]: she tried to manoeuvre her trolley round people
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  • A special tube is inserted into the patient's leg or arm and carefully manoeuvred to the artery needing attention.
  • These can range from narrow aisles to inadequate toilet facilities but for William his biggest headache is finding a suitable shopping trolley he can manoeuvre himself.
  • The strain, as a punter tries to manoeuvre a fully laden trolley around the end of an aisle is just colossal.
Sinónimos
steer, guide, drive, negotiate, navigate, pilot, direct, manipulate, move, work, jockey
2 [with object and adverbial] Carefully guide or manipulate (someone or something) in order to achieve an end: they were manoeuvring him into betraying his friend
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  • They are forever busy manipulating and maneuvering situations to their advantage.
  • In response, she sought to manoeuvre his own people ahead of his supporters in the lists.
  • Along the way he's manoeuvred a group of marginal seat holders into more powerful positions.
Sinónimos
intrigue, plot, scheme, plan, lay plans, conspire, pull strings; North Americanpull wires
rare machinate
2.1 [no object] Manipulate a situation to achieve an end: [with infinitive]: Rann was manoeuvring to elope with the girl
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  • We have no confidence in its leaders, who've manipulated and maneuvered against our civic initiate for years.
  • No wonder the pre-election atmosphere can now be felt, particularly because the political elite have started maneuvering to serve their own and their groups' interests.
  • As interest groups stepped up their lobbying, the political parties continued maneuvering in advance of a potential Senate vote to bar the filibusters.
Sinónimos
manipulate, contrive, manage, engineer, devise, plan, plot, fix, organize, arrange, set up, orchestrate, choreograph, stage-manage
informal wangle

Origen

mid 18th century (as a noun in the sense 'tactical movement'): from French manœuvre (noun), manœuvrer (verb), from medieval Latin manuoperare from Latin manus 'hand' + operari 'to work'.

Derivativos

manoeuvrer

sustantivo
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  • It is the operators and maneuverers who survive these deals, not the people doing the work.
  • This apparently convenient handle is more slippery than its maneuverers tend to appreciate.
  • With such a large roster, a lot of manoeuvrers have to be eliminated so as not to step on someone else's toes.

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