Examples of outflank in a Sentence
The army outflanked the enemy.
trying to outflank the competition
Recent Examples of outflank from the Web
For the first time in two years, Syrian troops reached the border with Iraq, establishing a link with Iraqi forces that were advancing on their side, and outflanking U.S. troops and allied rebels in Tanf, near the border with Jordan.
Highland Mall opened in 1971 as Austin’s first enclosed suburban mall, but, like Valley View Center in Dallas, it was ultimately outflanked by competition from newer malls.
By contrast, many powerful interests have been trying for a long time to destroy Al-Qaeda, and the group has outflanked them all.
As a recent report from the Center for American Progress puts it, progressives can never outflank President Trump’s cultural appeal without contradicting their values and history.
Outflanked by Le Pen at Whirlpool, Macron faced his toughest campaign test yet.
During the Republican primary, the group ran ads questioning Mr. Trump’s conservative credentials, hoping to outflank Mr. Trump.
Alpha 24 killed two more tanks before being outflanked and forced to retreat.
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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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