manoeuvrability

 /məˌnuːvrəˈbɪlɪtɪ/



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manoeuvre, US maneuver /məˈnuːvə/ n
  1. a contrived, complicated, and possibly deceptive plan or action
  2. a movement or action requiring dexterity and skill
  3. a tactic or movement of one or a number of military or naval units
  4. (plural) tactical exercises, usually on a large scale
  5. a planned movement of an aircraft in flight
  6. any change from the straight steady course of a ship
vb
  1. (transitive) to contrive or accomplish with skill or cunning
  2. (intransitive) to manipulate situations, etc, in order to gain some end
  3. (intransitive) to perform a manoeuvre or manoeuvres
  4. to move or deploy or be moved or deployed, as military units, etc
Etymology: 15th Century: from French, from Medieval Latin manuopera manual work, from Latin manū operāre to work with the hand

maˈnoeuvrable, US maˈneuverable adj maˌnoeuvraˈbility, US maˌneuveraˈbility n maˈnoeuvrer, US maˈneuverer n maˈnoeuvring, US maˈneuvering n



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