manipulation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French manipule (from Latin manipulus) + -ation.

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manipulation (plural manipulations)

  1. The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
    The dealer's manipulations could have removed cards from the deck.
  2. The skillful use of the hands in, for example, chiropractic.
    After a few minutes of manipulation each week, she obtained days of relief from her neck pain.
  3. The management of some situation, especially for one’s own advantage.
    He found that the new manager was known for his Machiavellian manipulations in his last two positions.
  4. The usage of psychological influence over a person or situation to gain an outcome.
    The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manipulation f (plural manipulations)

  1. manipulation

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