verb (used with object)
to go or extend beyond the flank of (an opposing military unit); turn the flank of.
to outmaneuver or bypass.

1755–65; out- + flank

outflanker, noun
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outflank (ˌaʊtˈflæŋk)
1.  to go around the flank of (an opposing army)
2.  to get the better of

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It was a savvy maneuver to outflank the public's emerging suspicion of being manipulated by self-serving business interests.
Channel widening, which can undermine and outflank bridge abutments and piles in the flood plain.
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