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Definition of outmaneuver verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



outmaneuver somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outmaneuver he / she / it outmaneuvers past simple outmaneuvered -ing form outmaneuvering
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to do better than an opponent by acting in a way that is smarter or more skillful The president has so far managed to outmaneuver his critics. The team was outmaneuvered physically and mentally.