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manipulation

[ muh-nip-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of manipulating.
the state or fact of being manipulated.
skillful or artful management.
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Origin of manipulation

1720–30; <French, equivalent to manipule handful (of grains, etc.; see maniple) + -ation-ation
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Medical definitions for manipulation

manipulation
[ mə-nĭp′yə-lāshən ]

n.
The act or the practice of manipulating.
The state of being manipulated.
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