- outflanker, noun
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How to use outflank in a sentence
Along the way, they learned valuable lessons about how to outflank the competition and come away with not another defeat, but a home of their own.4 Ways to Buy a Home in the Most Brutal Housing Market in Decades | Ronda Kaysen | June 15, 2022 | Time
In a blog post published May 17, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ head of ESG indices for North America Margaret Dorn explained that, although Tesla’s ESG score has remained relatively “stable” year-on-year, it had been outflanked by global industry peers.
Across a wide range of industries, dominant firms are employing large-scale information systems to outflank their competitors, including innovative startups.
Yet while these companies operate competing services, Cainiao has the potential to outflank them because its platform can absorb any industry players that wish to be a part of it.China's Cainiao Is Revolutionizing How Goods Get Delivered. Will the Rest of the World Follow Its Rules? | Charlie Campbell / Hangzhou | November 24, 2020 | Time
The competition too often becomes about who can outflank their fellow travelers.Partisan Journalists Are Following the Money All Too Literally | John Avlon | November 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The most acute risk comes from those who outflank radicals with deeper radicalism.
He even recruited a few of his former agency handlers, once retired, to help him outflank the CIA.Must-Reads: ‘The Last Nude,’ ‘Arrows of the Night,’ and ‘The Fallback Plan’ | Bruce Riedel, Lauren Elkin, Drew Nellins | January 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
To woo back Tea Party support from Perry, she has to outflank him to the right, and she risks going too far.
But are not the armies of the enemy strong enough to outflank any line of intrenchments that we might make?Who Goes There? | Blackwood Ketcham Benson
A regular organization of forces is observed and every effort made to outflank or surround the enemy.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
It was a long detour for Paul to outflank his game and get to the leeward of it.The Awakening of the Desert | Julius C. Birge
But they might outflank him and come in to the right or left of him.On the Yukon Trail | Roy J. Snell
The enemy could easily outflank and surround us, if we did not abandon it in time.In the Shadow of Death | P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
British Dictionary definitions for outflank
to go around the flank of (an opposing army)
to get the better of
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