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[out-flangk] /ˌaʊtˈflæŋk/

verb (used with object)
to go or extend beyond the of (an opposing military unit); turn the of.
to outmaneuver or bypass.
verb (transitive)
to go around the flank of (an opposing army)
to get the better of

1765, from out (adv.) + flank (v.). Figurative use from 1773. Related: Outflanked; outflanking.


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