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maneuver

 [mah-noo´ver]
any dexterous procedure; see also method, operation, procedure, surgery, and technique. For names of specific maneuvers, see under the name.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr),
A planned movement or procedure.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]

manoeuvre

Medspeak
noun Any form of management or procedure that acts on a patient to evoke a result or outcome.

Vox populi
noun A procedure or series of movements that require skill.
verb To perform a series of movements with caution and skill.

maneuver

Medtalk A method or technique for performing a task. See Abdominal thrust maneuver, Doll's head maneuver, Epley maneuver, Flake maneuver, Hallpike maneuver, Head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver, Heimlich maneuver, Jaw thrust maneuver, Jendrassik maneuver, Lichtenstein maneuver, Semont maneuver, Triple airway maneuver, Valsalva maneuver.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]
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203) It is difficult to see how academics who are unable to recognize the need to dirty their hands with the impurity of political maneuvering (or who are unwilling to admit that they regularly participate in such maneuvering) are up to the task of preparing technical communication practitioners who will need to become effective political maneuverers within their organizations.
"Business people," continued my father, looking as if he were thinking this thought for the first time, "we're just maneuverers. We move things around, that's all.
Whyte (1994) talks about "corporate drive-by shooters" which are the maneuverers that can kill young spirits and ambush and finish one's life at work.