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manipulation (noun)
Manipulation is the controlling of people or things around you for your own benefit.
  • Our boss is an expert in manipulation - she always finds a way to control her workers and to get them to do what she wants them to do.
manipulate (verb)
In a research context, to manipulate variables means to influence or control some of the variables in the study.
  • In scientific experiments, researchers manipulate some variables so that they can investigate how these variables influence other variables in their study.
noun verb adjective
  • manipulation
  • manipulations
  • manipulate
  • manipulates
  • manipulated
  • manipulating
  • manipulative
  • manipulating
  • manipulated

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