Definition of outmanoeuvre verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outmanoeuvre

 verb
(especially US English outmaneuver)verb
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outmanoeuvre
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvər//
 
he / she / it outmanoeuvres
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvərz//
 
past simple outmanoeuvred
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvərd//
 
past participle outmanoeuvred
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvərd//
 
-ing form outmanoeuvring
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtməˈnuːvərɪŋ//
 
 
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outmanoeuvre somebody/something to do better than an opponent by acting in a way that is cleverer or more skilful The president has so far managed to outmanoeuvre his critics. The team was outmanoeuvred physically and mentally.