manoeuver

manoeuver

verb
1. act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship" [syn: maneuver
2. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling 
3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense 
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