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Public relations is at best promotion or manipulation, at worst evasion and outright deception. What it is never about is a free flow of information.
Heather Brooke

Meaning of "manipulation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MANIPULATION

manipulation  [məˌnɪpjʊˈleɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MANIPULATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Manipulation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MANIPULATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of manipulation in the English dictionary

The first definition of manipulation in the dictionary is the handling or using, esp with some skill, in a process or action. Other definition of manipulation is the negotiation, control, or influence of cleverly, skilfully, or deviously. Manipulation is also the falsification of for one's own advantage.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MANIPULATION


calculation
ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən
cancellation
ˌkænsɪˈleɪʃən
circulation
ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪʃən
compilation
ˌkɒmpɪˈleɪʃən
correlation
ˌkɒrɪˈleɪʃən
formulation
ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən
installation
ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən
insulation
ˌɪnsjʊˈleɪʃən
isolation
ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən
legislation
ˌlɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃən
musculation
ˌmʌskjʊˈleɪʃən
mutilation
ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən
population
ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən
regulation
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən
relation
rɪˈleɪʃən
simulation
ˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃən
stimulation
ˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃən
translation
trænsˈleɪʃən
ventilation
ˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən
violation
ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MANIPULATION

manille
Maninke
manioc
manioca
maniple
manipulability
manipulable
manipular
manipulatable
manipulate
manipulative
manipulatively
manipulator
manipulatory
Manipur
Manisa
manito

WORDS THAT END LIKE MANIPULATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation

Synonyms and antonyms of manipulation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «manipulation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MANIPULATION

Find out the translation of manipulation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of manipulation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «manipulation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

操纵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

manipulación
570 millions of speakers

English

manipulation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हेरफेर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التلاعب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

манипуляции
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

manipulação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দক্ষতা সহকারে হস্তচালন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manipulation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Manipulasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Manipulation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

操作
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조작
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Manipulasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thao tác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கையாளுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुशलतेने हाताळणी करणारे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hile
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

manipolazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

manipulacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

маніпуляції
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

manipulare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χειραγώγηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

manipulasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

manipulering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

manipulasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of manipulation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MANIPULATION»

The term «manipulation» is very widely used and occupies the 12.224 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MANIPULATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about manipulation

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10 QUOTES WITH «MANIPULATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word manipulation.
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Victoria Abril
Acting is the work of two people - it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.
2
Darren Aronofsky
You hear stories about directors using manipulation to get actors to do certain things, but I think when you're working with professional actors, it's all about trust. They can do anything you want, it's just a matter of them understanding what you're looking for, and the reason why.
3
Julian Assange
The Iraq War was the biggest issue for people of my generation in the West. It was also the clearest case, in my living memory, of media manipulation and the creation of a war through ignorance.
4
Javier Bardem
I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control.
5
Jim Bolger
Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn't be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support - that's a little bit of a manipulation of democracy.
6
John Boorman
It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film.
7
Sean Booth
So we should preserve it. I don't think that digital storage is necessarily a good thing, but I definitely think that digital manipulation is interesting.
8
Jim Bridenstine
Rather than passing a thousand pages of tax reform legislation and restarting the tax code manipulation process, we should change the paradigm. It is time to eliminate the IRS and repeal the 16th Amendment.
9
Heather Brooke
Public relations is at best promotion or manipulation, at worst evasion and outright deception. What it is never about is a free flow of information.
10
Joyce Brothers
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MANIPULATION»

Discover the use of manipulation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to manipulation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Thought Manipulation: The Use and Abuse of Psychological ...
This thoroughly intriguing volume explains the many ways our thoughts are manipulated through temptation, distraction, misdirection, and more.
Sapir Handelman, 2009
2
Spinal Manipulation Made Simple: A Manual of Soft Tissue ...
Written by an expert on alternative bodywork, this book presents techniques for manipulating the soft tissues of the back in a safe, simple manner.
Jeffrey Maitland, 2001
3
Data Manipulation with R
Everyone using R needs to work with data, data almost always comes from an external source that has to be imported into R. The tasks covered in this book are essential tasks in R.
Phil Spector, 2008
4
Visceral Manipulation in Osteopathy
Written by one of the best-known European osteopaths, Visceral Manipulation in Osteopathy explains how to successfully apply the four most common approaches for the manual treatment of abdominal disorders.The first section provides an ...
Eric U. Hebgen, 2011
5
The Manipulation of Air-Sensitive Compounds
Revised to reflect the continuing and growing importance of research and development within this field, The Manipulation of Air-Sensitive Compounds, 2nd Edition offers state-of-the-art methods used in handling air-sensitive compounds, ...
Duward F. Shriver, 1986
6
A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation
The foundation of the book is a derivation of robot kinematics using the product of the exponentials formula.
Richard M. Murray, Zexiang Li, S. Shankar Sastry, 1994
7
Mindfucking: A Critique of Mental Manipulation
In Mindfucking Colin McGinn investigates and clarifies this phenomenon, taking in the ancient Greeks, Shakespeare and modern techniques of thought control.
Colin McGinn, 2013
8
Host Manipulation by Parasites
This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and challenging review of host manipulation by parasites that assesses the current state of developments in the field and lays out a framework for future research.
David P. Hughes, Jacques Brodeur, Frédéric Thomas, 2012
9
Fundamentals of Mechanics of Robotic Manipulation
Therefore, the book is directed not only to students but also to robot users both from practical and theoretical viewpoints. In fact, topics that are treated in the book have been selected as of current interest in the field of Robotics.
Marco Ceccarelli, 2004
10
Gene Cloning and Manipulation
Now fully updated to reflect recent advances, this introduction provides a broad, but concise, coverage of recombinant DNA techniques.
Christopher Howe, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MANIPULATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term manipulation is used in the context of the following news items.
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MKVToolnix 8.2.0 MKV Manipulation Suite Released, Users Urged …
The developers of the MKVToolnix open-source and cross-platform application used for manipulating MKV (Matroska) files on GNU/Linux, Mac ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
2
Gold price manipulation; Who really calls the tune? - Graphic Online
In terms of manipulation, most of what we are talking about could be considered normal practice – although whether ethical or not is another ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
3
Toshiba President Resigns Exposing Accounting Manipulation
Toshiba President Resigns Exposing Accounting Manipulation, PDF, Imprimir ... encouraged the systematical manipulation of the company s accountancy. «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
4
China Said to Probe Shanghai FTZ Firms on Manipulation Claims …
China is investigating companies in Shanghai's free-trade zone that allegedly exploited looser policy controls to manipulate the stock market, ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Congress Probing Pentagon 'Manipulation' of U.K. Base Plan …
"The manipulation of the information is highly suspicious," he told me. "We're going to probe this until we get to the truth." Earlier this year, the ... «Bloomberg View, Jul 15»
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Earliest evidence of dental cavity manipulation found - Medical Xpress
People living during the Late Upper Paleolithic were not so lucky, they had to suffer, or undergo cavity manipulation from a friend using a sharp ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»
7
How Bill Cobsy abused fame and wealth for dirty manipulation
What he calls the seduction of 'persistence and patience', is actually the utilization of his fame and wealth to his advantage. Sanjana Agnihotri ... «India Today, Jul 15»
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China's MASTER PLAN - Malaysia Chronicle
“Here's the problem: If you took the lid off of gold, ended the price manipulation and let gold find its level, China would be left in the dust. «Malaysia Chronicle, Jul 15»
9
Global Precious Metal Roundtable - Greece, China, Manipulation
With regards to manipulation, Mark pointed out that when central banks ... in the long term and manipulation will only work in the short term. «The Market Oracle, Jul 15»
10
Currency manipulation hurts free trade
Preventing currency manipulation should be a key goal in any future free trade agreement. As ex-Fed Chairman Paul Volcker has said: “Trade ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Manipulation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/manipulation>. Nov 2019 ».
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