Definitions for tacticalˈtæk tɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tac•ti•calˈtæk tɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to tactics, esp. military or naval tactics.

  2. characterized by skillful tactics or adroit maneuvering or procedure.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tactical(adj)

    of or pertaining to tactic or tactics

    "a tactical error"


  1. tactical(Adjective)

    of, or relating to tactics

  2. tactical(Adjective)

    of, or relating to military operations that are smaller or more local than strategic ones

  3. tactical(Adjective)

    adroit, skilful or ingenious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tactical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the art of military and naval tactics


  1. Tactical

    A process on the tactical level includes activities that are performed on a short term plan. Such a process aims at managing processes on the operational level.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of or concerned with tactics or successful planning

a tactical advantage.

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