Definitions for preemptivepriˈɛmp tɪv
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designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
"a preemptive business offer"
of or relating to preemption
made so as to gain an advantage when an enemy strike is anticipated
made so as to deter an anticipated unpleasant situation
(in Bridge, of a high-level bid) intended to interfere with an opponent's bidding
of or pertaining to preemption; having power to preempt; preempting
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Peacetime offers great opportunities for our armed forces to ... build up on preemptive capacities.
If a Canadian bank with U.S. subsidiaries were to fail, it bears asking whether the preemptive actions of U.S. authorities would create obstacles for the orderly resolution of the consolidated bank by Canadian authorities.
I will say, though, that the Democrats, if they bring a lawsuit on it … you have to get it solved, i would like to see Senator Cruz do something where maybe Senator Cruz goes in a preemptive fashion into court to try and get some kind of an order because I would not like to see that happen.
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