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

Translation of maneuver in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (movement) the drivers need room for maneuver
    los conductores necesitan espacio para maniobrar
    the negotiators now have more room for maneuver
    los negociadores ahora tienen más libertad de acción
    1.2 (tactical move) 1.3
    also: maneuvers plural
    (Military)
    maniobras (feminine plural)
    to be/go on maneuvers
    estar/salir de maniobras

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (move, handle) they maneuvered the piano up the stairs
    subieron trabajosamente el piano por la escalera
    she maneuvered the car out of the garage
    sacó el coche del garaje maniobrando
    the crane was slowly maneuvered into position
    despacio colocaron la grúa en su lugar
    1.2 (lead, trick)to maneuver somebody into something/-inghe has maneuvered them into an impossible negotiating position
    ha logrado ponerlos en una posición muy difícil para negociar
    she was maneuvered into taking the blame
    se las ingeniaron para conseguir que aceptara la responsabilidad

intransitive verb

  • 1.1
    (vehicle/driver)
    maniobrar
    hacer una maniobra
    I had no room to maneuver
    no tenía espacio para maniobrar
    1.2
    (army/troops)
    hacer maniobras
    maniobrar

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