outmanoeuvre VERB 1) evade by moving faster or more skilfully. 2) use skill and cunning to gain an advantage.

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  • outmanoeuvre — UK US UK (US outmaneuver) /ˌaʊtməˈnuːvər/ verb [T] ► to get an advantage over other people or companies, often by doing something that is clever or slightly dishonest: »By forming an alliance the two firms succeeded in outmaneuvering the market… …   Financial and business terms

  • outmanoeuvre — [[t]a͟ʊtmənu͟ːvə(r)[/t]] outmanoeuvres, outmanoeuvring, outmanoeuvred VERB When you outmanoeuvre someone, you gain an advantage over them in a particular situation by behaving in a clever and skilful way. [V n] He has shown once again that he s… …   English dictionary

  • outmanoeuvre — UK [ˌaʊtməˈnuːvə(r)] / US [ˌaʊtməˈnuvər] verb [transitive] Word forms outmanoeuvre : present tense I/you/we/they outmanoeuvre he/she/it outmanoeuvres present participle outmanoeuvring past tense outmanoeuvred past participle outmanoeuvred to… …   English dictionary

  • Outmanoeuvre — Outmaneuver Out ma*neu ver, Outmanoeuvre Out ma*n[oe]u vre, v. t. To surpass, or get an advantage of, in maneuvering; to outwit or frustrate by clever stratagems; to outgeneral. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outmanoeuvre — out|ma|noeu|vre BrE outmaneuver AmE [ˌautməˈnu:və US ər] v [T] to gain an advantage over someone by using cleverer or more skilful plans or methods ▪ He believed he could outmanoeuvre and trap the English king …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • outmanoeuvre — BrE, outmaneuver AmE verb (T) to gain an advantage over someone by using cleverer plans or methods than they do: a woman who could outmanoeuvre even the Prime Minister …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • outmanoeuvre — /owt meuh nooh veuhr/, v.t., outmanoeuvred, outmanoeuvring. Brit. outmaneuver. * * * …   Universalium

  • outmanoeuvre — verb To surpass, or get an advantage of, in manoeuvring; to outgeneral …   Wiktionary

  • outmanoeuvre — v. evade by moving faster; move into a superior position; outwit, outsmart; be superior in handling and maneuvering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outmanoeuvre — verb evade by moving faster or more skilfully. ↘use skill and cunning to overcome …   English new terms dictionary

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