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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MANEUVERING

Maneuvering continues, but actual encounters have declined in frequency.

You are right, for there is nothing to be gained by maneuvering to throw them off the track.

The maneuvering continued, the cruiser drawing closer to the battleship.

It obviously hadn't been operating while the ship was maneuvering into position.

They were maneuvering and managing in every possible way to secure the final vote.

Two consummate hunters were now maneuvering against each other.

On this side of the plateau there was no place for the maneuvering of horses.

It was the Gizls who were maneuvering Superior as if it were a giant vehicle.

After some maneuvering about the yard he got her back to the nest, but not in it.

But he is trained only in simple evolutions when maneuvering in companies.

WORD ORIGIN

1777, from maneuver (n.), or else from French manœurvrer "work, work with one's hands; carry out, prepare" (12c.), from Medieval Latin manuoperare. Originally in a military sense. Figurative use from 1801. Related: Maneuvered; maneuvering.

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