Pronunciation: (bringk'mun-ship"), [key]
the technique or practice of maneuvering a dangerous situation to the limits of tolerance or safety in order to secure the greatest advantage, esp. by creating diplomatic crises. Also,brinks•man•shipPronunciation: (bringks'mun-ship"). [key]
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