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manoeuvring

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmanoeuvringma‧noeu‧vring British English, maneuvering American English /məˈnuːvərɪŋ/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TRICK/DECEIVEthe use of clever and sometimes dishonest methods to get what you want diplomatic manoeuvrings months of political manoeuvring
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manoeuvringBut it was in Edinburgh where boardroom manoeuvring was at its most intriguing.Beware of the clandestine manoeuvrings of jealous colleagues or covetous rivals Wednesday.At the end of 1917 there was much parliamentary manoeuvring over proportional representation.The proposal itself was less controversial than the party manoeuvring which had gone before it.With more skilful manoeuvring, Short surrounded Karpov's king's pawn and invaded with his rook.This is a fact of life itself, and no amount of political or social manoeuvring will remove it.But the important point about this manoeuvring is how essentially low-key it was.
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