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manipulation

Pronunciation: /məˌnɪpjəˈleɪʃən; məˌnɪpjʊˈleɪʃən/

Translation of manipulation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (handling) manejo (masculine), manipulación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It is the skilful manipulation of this single stitch that lends an interesting and characteristic dimension to the needlework.
    • Although more a work of low relief, it shares with Apollo and Marpessa the creation of depth on a shallow surface by skilful manipulation of planes.
    • Does beauty lie in the artist's skilful manipulation of materials, or ideas?
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] manipulación (feminine) 1.3 (influence) manipulación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Juries are human, and can be easily swayed by the emotions of the case, and the clever manipulation of a strong barrister.
    • It made perfect sense that she was working with Mercalli, and that she'd won Stratford over by clever manipulation to get her post with the company.
    • Some deliberate manipulation must have taken place.

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