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  1. ma·neu·ver
    IPA[məˈno͞ovər]
  2. noun

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: manoeuvre, plural noun: manoeuvres

    • v.: verb: manoeuvre, 3rd person present: manoeuvres, gerund or present participle: manoeuvring, past tense: manoeuvred, past participle: manoeuvred

    • noun

      a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care:

      a carefully planned or cunning scheme or action:

    • verb

      move skilfully or carefully:

      carefully guide or manipulate (someone or something) in order to achieve an end:

    • noun

      the action of attempting to exhale with the nostrils and mouth, or the glottis, closed. This increases pressure in the middle ear and the chest, as when bracing to lift heavy objects, and is used as a means of equalizing pressure in the ears.
    • noun

      a first-aid procedure for dislodging an obstruction from a person's windpipe in which a sudden strong pressure is applied on the abdomen, between the navel and the rib cage.
    • noun

      the action of attempting to exhale with the nostrils and mouth, or the glottis, closed. This increases pressure in the middle ear and the chest, as when bracing to lift heavy objects, and is used as a means of equalizing pressure in the ears.
    • noun

      a first-aid procedure for dislodging an obstruction from a person's windpipe in which a sudden strong pressure is applied on their abdomen, between the navel and the ribcage.
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