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 (countable and uncountable, 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 usage of influence over a person, event, or situation to gain an desired outcome.
    The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation.
    Through subtle manipulations he orchestrated the downfall of his rival.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manipulation f (plural manipulations)

  1. manipulation

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