outflank

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Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ flank

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outflank (third-person singular simple present outflanks, present participle outflanking, simple past and past participle outflanked)

  1. (transitive) To maneuver around and behind the flank of (an opposing force).
  2. (transitive) To gain a tactical advantage over (a competitor, for example).