Examples of outflank in a Sentence
The army outflanked the enemy.
trying to outflank the competition
Recent Examples of outflank from the Web
What’s at Stake: Chinese smartphone makers have outflanked Apple Inc. in the local market and are aggressively expanding overseas.
At one point, Joseph Madang, by now one of Bob and Robin’s dearest friends, was outflanked, shot by one of those primitive guns, chopped with steel axes, killed.
His strategy seems clear: Try to outflank the often centrist, pragmatic-sounding Feinstein by fanning the liberal flames set by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016 and kept burning by the words and actions of President Trump.
Flashing a sphinx-like smile and without ever speaking in public, Ms. Kim managed to outflank Mr. Trump’s envoy to the Olympics, Vice President Mike Pence, in the game of diplomatic image-making.
Since then, Uber has suffered setbacks in Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million people, where it has been outflanked by another local player, Grab Inc., which is gobbling up market share.
Luther outflanked the power of the Catholic Church hierarchy with a new communications technology, the printing press, that allowed him to speak directly to the people.
The government had intended to draw millions to the polls and outflank the opposition, which on July 16 said more than 7.5 million Venezuelans voted to reject the assembly in an unauthorized referendum.
Down in Florida's 7th congressional district, former ACLU of Central Florida board president and Air Force veteran Chardo Richardson is seeking to outflank incumbent Rep. Stephanie Murphy on the left.
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OUTFLANK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outflank for English Language Learners
: to move around the side of (something, such as an opposing force) to attack from behind
: to gain an advantage over (someone or something)
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