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or chiefly Brit  ma*noeu*vre  n 1  :  a movement, procedure, or method performed to achieve a desired result and esp. to restore a normal physiological state or to promote normal function <the simplest to actuate the normal eustachian tube is to swallow -H. G. Armstrong>  - see HEIMLICH MANEUVER VALSALVA MANEUVER   2  :  a manipulation to accomplish a change of position : specif  :  rotational or other movement applied to a fetus within the uterus to alter its position and facilitate delivery - see SCANZONI MANEUVER  .
Similar sounding terms:  manoeuvre 

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