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  1. ma·nip·u·la·tion
    IPA[məˌnipyəˈlāSHən]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action of manipulating something in a skillful manner:

      the format allows fast picture manipulation conscious manipulations of oral language
    • 2. the action of manipulating someone in a clever or unscrupulous way:

      there was no deliberate manipulation of visitors' emotions he saw through her manipulations
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: manipulation, plural noun: manipulations

    • noun

      the action of manipulating something in a skilful manner:

      the action of manipulating someone in a clever or unscrupulous way:

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