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Related to outmaneuver: outmanoeuvre
tr.v. out·ma·neu·vered, out·ma·neu·ver·ing, out·ma·neu·vers
1. To overcome (an opponent) by artful, clever maneuvering.
2. To excel in maneuverability: The car outmaneuvers all others of its class.
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out•ma•neu•ver(ˌaʊt məˈnu vər)
1. to outwit or defeat by maneuvering.
2. to surpass in maneuvering.
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Past participle: outmaneuvered
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|Verb||1.||outmaneuver - defeat by more skillful maneuvering; "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"|
outgeneral - surpass in generalship
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