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manoeuvre (British English)
British English: /məˈnuːvə/
American English: /məˈnuvər/

Translation of manoeuvre in German:


  • 1 (Mil, Nautical)
    Manöver Neutr.
    be/go on manoeuvres
    im Manöver sein/ins Manöver ziehen od. rücken
  • 2 (deceptive movement, scheme; also of vehicle, aircraft)
    Manöver Neutr.
    room for manoeuvre [figurative]
    Spielraum Mask.

transitive verb

  • 2 (bring by manoeuvres)
    bugsieren (Sperriges)
    manoeuvre somebody/oneself/something into a good position [figurative]
    jemanden/sich/etwas in eine gute Position manövrieren
  • 3 (manipulate) manoeuvre somebody into doing something
    jemanden dazu bringen, etwas zu tun
    manoeuvre somebody away from something
    jemanden von etwas abbringen

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Mil, Nautical)
    [ein] Manöver durchführen
  • 2 (move, scheme) room to manoeuvre
    Platz zum Manövrieren
    Spielraum Mask.
    manoeuvre for power
    auf Machtgewinn hinarbeiten
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